Harry HoudiniHarry Houdini
24 March 1874, Hungarian
Illusionist
Bessie ColemanBessie Coleman
26 January 1892, American
Aviator

Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky
25 May 1889, American, Russian
Aviator

Eddie RickenbackerEddie Rickenbacker
08 October 1890, American
Aviator, Racecar Driver, Military Personnel

Charles Kingsford SmithCharles Kingsford Smith
09 February 1897, Australian
Aviator

Orville WrightOrville Wright
19 August 1871, American
Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane
Wilbur WrightWilbur Wright
16 April 1867, American
 

Alberto Santos DumontAlberto Santos Dumont
20 July 1873, Brazilian
Brazilian aviator

Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
25 June 1886, American
Military personnel, Aviator
Alberto Santos-DumontAlberto Santos-Dumont
20 July 1873, Brazilian
Aviator, Inventor, Balloonist

Robert Ritter von GreimRobert Ritter von Greim
22 June 1892, German
Aviator, Military personnel
Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
07 February 1885, German
Military personnel, Aviator

Ernst UdetErnst Udet
26 April 1896, German
Aviator, Officer, Actor

Otto LilienthalOtto Lilienthal
23 May 1848, German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator, Inventor

Geoffrey de HavillandGeoffrey de Havilland
27 July 1882, British
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Test pilot, Aviator,

Kurt StudentKurt Student
12 May 1890, German
Aviator, Officer
Lothar von RichthofenLothar von Richthofen
27 September 1894, German
Aviator, Military personnel

Glenn CurtissGlenn Curtiss
21 May 1878, American
Aviator

Wiley PostWiley Post
22 November 1898, American
Aviator

Keith ParkKeith Park
15 June 1892, British
Aviator, Military personnel
Hans BaurHans Baur
19 June 1897, German
Aviator, Military personnel

Louis BlériotLouis Blériot
01 July 1872, French
Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, Aerospace engineer
Oswald BoelckeOswald Boelcke
19 May 1891
Aviator, Military personnel

Max ImmelmannMax Immelmann
21 September 1890
Aviator, Military personnel

Albert BallAlbert Ball
14 August 1896, British
Aviator, Military personnel
Harriet QuimbyHarriet Quimby
11 May 1875, American
Aviator

Werner VossWerner Voss
13 April 1897
Aviator, Military personnel
Georges GuynemerGeorges Guynemer
24 December 1894, French
Aviator, Military personnel

James Smith McDonnellJames Smith McDonnell
09 April 1899, American
Aviator

Lanoe HawkerLanoe Hawker
30 December 1890, British
Aviator, Military personnel
Glenn L. MartinGlenn L. Martin
17 January 1886, American
Aviator

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Nathan Farragut TwiningNathan Farragut Twining
11 October 1897, American
General
Charles NungesserCharles Nungesser
15 March 1892, French
Aviator, Military personnel

Thomas SopwithThomas Sopwith
18 January 1888, British
Aircraft designer

William George BarkerWilliam George Barker
03 November 1894, Canadian
Aviator, Military personnel

Clyde CessnaClyde Cessna
05 December 1879, American
Aviator
Robert Esnault-PelterieRobert Esnault-Pelterie
08 November 1881, French
Aviation pioneer
Percy PilcherPercy Pilcher
16 January 1866, British
Inventor

Floyd BennettFloyd Bennett
25 October 1890, American
Aviator

Gabriel VoisinGabriel Voisin
05 February 1880, French
Engineer

Paul CornuPaul Cornu
15 June 1881, French
Engineers
F. W. WinterbothamF. W. Winterbotham
16 April 1897, British
Air Force Officer

Carl Ben EielsonCarl Ben Eielson
20 July 1897, American
Aviator

Henri FarmanHenri Farman
26 May 1874, French
Aviator

Claude Grahame-WhiteClaude Grahame-White
21 August 1879, British
Aviator