Jean de Beaumont

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Jean de Beaumont
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Jean de Beaumont in 1993
Personal information
Born (1904-01-13)13 January 1904
Château de Berg, Paris, France[1]
Died 12 June 2002(2002-06-12) (aged 98)
Paris, France
Sport Sports shooting
Coat of arms of the family Bonnin de La Bonninière de Beaumont

Count Jean Bonnin de la Bonninière de Beaumont (13 January 1904 – 12 June 2002), known as Jean de Beaumont, was a French businessman, politician, journalist and sport shooter who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

De Beaumont was born in Paris into an aristocratic French family, the son of Count Marc Louis Bonnin de la Bonninière de Beaumont. His grandfathers were Marc Antoine de Beaumont and surgeon Baron Guillaume Dupuytren. He studied at the École des Roches and École Libre des Sciences Politiques.[3]


In 1924, he finished 11th with the French team in the team clay pigeons competition.

He was president of the French Olympic Committee from 1967 to 1971, and member of the International Olympic Committee from 1951 to 1971, and Vice President of the IOC's Executive Committee from 1970 to 1974.[3]


He married Paule de Rivaud de La Raffinière in 1928, by whom he had three children:


  1. ^ "Jean Bonnin de La Bonninière Count de BEAUMONT, France" (PDF). The Biographies of all IOC Members. XI: 70. Retrieved 18 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Jean de Beaumont". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 4 January 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Biographie Jean de Beaumont Administrateur de sociétés.". Who's Who. Retrieved 18 November 2016. 

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Preceded by
Austria Bruno Kreisky
President of Organizing Committee for Winter Olympic Games
Succeeded by
Japan Kogoro Uemura