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Dieudonné

Dieudonné

31 Movies · 1 TV Series

Biography

Dieudonné Costes (14 November 1892 – 18 May 1973) was a French aviator who set flight distance records. He was also a fighter ace during World War I.

Early Life

Costes was born in Septfonds, Tarn-et-Garonne. He received a pilot diploma (brevet) on 26 September 1912. During World War I, he served in the French Air Service, in MF55 and MF85 Farman squadrons, then in N506, N507 and N531 fighter Nieuport squadrons, on the Balkan front. He scored 9 victories (6 confirmed) there, the first in April 1917, the rest in January–September 1918. He ended the war as a 2nd Lieutenant. ISBN 978-0-948817-54-0. After the war, he flew in civil aviation, starting with Latecoere in 1920, on the Toulouse-Casablanca mail route, then flying on the Bordeaux-Paris route in 1921 and on the Paris-London route in Air Union airlines in 1923. From 1925, he became a test pilot in Breguet works. He then started to perform long-distance and record breaking flights with Breguet 19 aircraft.He was married to the actress Mary Costes (née Princess Vatchnadze).

Movies & TV Series

2019.

1 Movie

2018.

1 Movie

2017.

2 Movies

2016.

1 Movie

2015.

1 Movie

2014.

3 Movies

2013.

1 Movie

2012.

3 Movies

2011.

1 Movie

2008.

2 Movies

2007.

1 Movie

2006.

1 Movie

2005.

2 Movies

2004.

2 Movies

2003.

1 Movie

2002.

1 Movie

2001.

1 Movie

2000.

2 Movies

1999.

1 Movie

1998.

1 Movie · 1 TV Series

1997.

2 Movies
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