Jean, duc Decazes
|Olympic medal record|
|Silver||1900 Paris||10 to 20 ton class|
Decazes was born in Paris. On April 28, 1888, still in Paris, he married Isabelle-Blanche Singer (1869–1896), who was the daughter of American sewing-machine millionaire Isaac Singer. They had three children:
- Louis Jean Victor Sévère (1889–1941). Had issue.
- Marguerite Séverine Philippine, best known as Daisy Fellowes (1890–1962). Had issue.
- Jacques Louis Élie Decazes de Glücksbierg (Paris, August 31, 1891 - Beaumont-en-Beine, March 15, 1916), unmarried and without issue.
A member of the Yacht Club de France, Jean Decazes won a silver medal sailing at the 1900 Summer Olympics in the 10 to 20 ton class. The following year he captured the 1901 Coupe de France again using his sailboat Quand-Même II.
He died in Chantilly in 1912.
|Dukes of Decazes
Louis Jean Victor Sévère
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