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Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for this record.

Amelia earhart

150px-Amelia Earhart (signature)

Her signature.


Born July 24, 1897

Atchison, Kansas, U.S.

Disappeared July 2, 1937 (aged 39)

Pacific Ocean, en route to Howland Island

Status Declared dead in absentia

January 5, 1939 (aged 41)

Nationality American
Known for Many early aviation records, including first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Spouse(s) George P. Putnam