Paolo Ignazio Maria Thaon di Revel

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Paolo Ignazio Maria Thaon di Revel
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Paolo Ignazio Maria Thaon di Revel
Personal information
Born (1888-05-02)2 May 1888
Died 1 June 1973(1973-06-01) (aged 85)
Sport
Sport Fencing

Paolo Ignazio Maria Thaon di Revel (2 May 1888 – 1 June 1973) was an Italian politician and fencer.[1] He was the son of Count Vittorio Thaon di Revel and Elfrida Maria Atkinson. He fought in the First World War. He was also Mayor of Torino (1929–35) and Italian Minister of Finance (1935–43) in the Mussolini Cabinet. After the war, he was president of the organising committee of the 1956 Winter Olympics at Cortina d'Ampezzo.

He won a gold medal in the team épée event at the 1920 Summer Olympics.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paolo, Count Thaon Di Revel". Sports Reference. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Paolo Ignazio Maria Thaon di Revel". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2015.