Blondin

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Blondin

Charles, real name Jean-François Gravelet. 1824--97, French acrobat and tightrope walker; best known for walking a tightrope across Niagara Falls (1859)
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His name was Jean-Francois Gravelet, but he was known worldwide as Blondin, a tribute to his lustrous locks.

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