Jean de Beaumont
Jean de Beaumont in 1993
13 January 1904|
Château de Berg, Paris, France
|Died||12 June 2002
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.
Early life and education
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.
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.
He married Paule de Rivaud de La Raffinière in 1928, by whom he had three children:
- Jacqueline, born in 1929; married vicomte Édouard de Ribes, later comte de Ribes.
- Monique, born in 1930
- Marc, born in 1934.
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