Wan Hu

Description of the EventWan Hu, a sixteenth-century Chinese official, is said to have attempted to launch himself into outer space in a chair to which 47 rockets were attached. The rockets exploded, and it is said that neither he nor the chair were ever seen again.
FieldPopular myths and related stories
WIkipedia Pagehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan_Hu
Year of Birth1500*
Year of Death1500*
OccupationGovernment official
Born InChina
Age of DeathUnknown