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HRH the Grand Duke Jean of LUXEMBOURG

HRH the Grand Duke Jean of LUXEMBOURG

Jean de LUXEMBOURG
Entry in the IOC 1946
Country LUX (Luxembourg)
Born 05 January 1921, COLMAR-BERG
Education
Athénée (Luxembourg); Ampleforth College (Great Britain); Laval University (Quebec, Canada); Military Academy, Sandhurst (Great Britain)

Career
Volunteer in the British Army (Irish Guards, armoured division, 1942-1945); Colonel and Assistant Inspector General of the Luxembourg Army (1945-1964); member of the State Council (1951-1961); Lieutenant Representative of HRH the Grand Duchess Charlotte (1961-1964); Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 12 November 1964 to 7 October 2000

Sports practised
Riding, fencing, swimming, skiing, tennis

Sports administration
Patron of several sports federations in Luxembourg

IOC History
Member of the IOC from 1946 to 1998; Honorary Member since 1998; Chairman of the Rules Reviewing Commission (1973-1976); member of the Commission of Enquiry for the Winter Games (1968-1969)