Alexandre Lippmann

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Alexandre Lippmann
Personal information
Born (1881-06-11)11 June 1881
Paris, France
Died 23 February 1960(1960-02-23) (aged 78)
Paris, France
Sport Fencing

Alexandre Lippmann (11 June 1881 – 23 February 1960) was a French fencer. He won five medals, including two gold medals, at three different Olympic Games.[1][2][3]


Lippmann was Jewish, was born in 1880 in France, and was elected a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1984.[4][5][6][2][7]

In the 1908 Summer Olympics in London he won a gold medal in Team Epee and a silver medal in Individual Epee.[2][5] In the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp he won a silver medal in Individual Epee and a bronze medal in Team Epee.[2][5] In the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris he won a gold medal in Team Epee.[2][5]

Through his mother, Marie-Alexandrine-Henriette Dumas, he was the great-grandson of French writer Alexandre Dumas.

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