The first recorded disign of the parachute was drawn by Leonardo Da Vinchi. It was a pyramid shape with a wooden square frame. Used so people could escape a burning building.
Croatian Faust Vrancic jumped from Venice tower with his parachute invention. He based his idea off Da Vinci's parachute drawing.
Sebastien Lenormend who demonstrated how the parachute worked to a group of people. He named his parachute the homo rolands.