Alexandre Lippmann

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Alexandre Lippmann
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Personal information
Born (1881-06-11)11 June 1881
Paris, France
Died 23 February 1960(1960-02-23) (aged 78)
Paris, France
Sport
Sport Fencing
Event(s) Épée
Club Cercle de l'Escrime de Paris

Alexandre Lippmann (11 June 1881 – 23 February 1960) was a French épée fencer. He won five medals, including two gold medals, at three different Olympic Games: a team gold and an individual silver in 1908, a team bronze and individual silver in 1920, and a team gold in 1924.[1][2][3][4]

Lippmann, himself Jewish, was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1984.[3][5][6][7][8]

Lippmann was also a genre painter. Through his mother, Marie-Alexandrine-Henriette Dumas, he was the great-grandson of French writer Alexandre Dumas.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Alexandre LIPPMANN". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2016-06-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Alexandre Lippmann Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Alexandre Lippmann". jewishsports.net. 
  4. ^ Bernard Postal; Jesse Silver; Roy Silver (1965). Encyclopedia of Jews in Sports. Bloch Publishing Company. 
  5. ^ "Jews in the Olympics". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 
  6. ^ Bob Wechsler (2008). Day by Day in Jewish Sports History. KTAV Publishing House, Inc. pp. 206–. ISBN 978-0-88125-969-8. 
  7. ^ Joseph M. Siegman (1992). The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. SP Books. pp. 104–. ISBN 978-1-56171-028-7. 
  8. ^ Paul Yogi Mayer (1 March 2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: sport : a springboard for minorities. Vallentine Mitchell. ISBN 978-0-85303-451-3.