Louis Blériot
(1872-1936)

Died aged c. 64

Wikidata Wikipedia

Commemorated on 2 plaques

Colin Smith on Geograph
Monceau on Flickr

After making the first Channel flight by aeroplane Louis Blériot landed at this spot on Sunday 25th July 1909

woods off Upper Road, Dover, United Kingdom where they landed

Dans cette maison est mort Louis Blériot, ingénieur, constructeur d'avions et aviateur, qui le premier traversa la Manche en aéroplane de Calais à Douvres le 25 Juillet 1909

English translation: In this house died Louis Blériot engineer, aircraft manufacturer and aviator who first crossed the Channel in an airplane from Calais to Dover July 25, 1909

288 Boulevard Saint Germain, Paris, France where they died (1936)