Hermann de Pourtalès

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Hermann de Pourtalès
Personal information
Full name Hermann Alexandre de Pourtalès
Nationality Swiss
Born (1847-03-31)31 March 1847
Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died 28 November 1904(1904-11-28) (aged 57)
Geneva, Switzerland
Sailing career
Class(es) 1 — 2 ton
Club Union des Yachtsmen
Updated on 8 May 2015.

Hermann Alexander de Pourtalès (31 March 1847 in Neuchâtel – 28 November 1904 in Geneva) was a Swiss sailor who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics.[1]

He was a member of the Swiss boat Lérina, which won the gold medal in the first race of 1 — 2 ton and silver medal in the second race of 1 — 2 ton class. He also participated in the open class, but did not finish. His wife Hélène and nephew Bernard were crew members.

De Pourtalès son Guy de Pourtalès was an author.

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ "Hermann de Pourtalès Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2014-02-08.