Born: 1/26/1892 Atlanta, Texas, United States
Died: 4/30/1926 Jacksonville, Florida
Bessie Coleman was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and is also the first Native American woman to hold a pilot license.She is also the first person of African American and Native American descent to hold an international pilot license.
Awards / Achievements:
- First black licensed pilot in the world.