Edmond Blanc

Edmond Blanc (22 February 1856 – 12 December 1920) was a horse breeder as well a French politician. He served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies from 1893 to 1894, and from 1898 to 1902, representing Hautes-Pyrénées.[1] He also served as the mayor of La Celle Saint-Cloud.[1] He was the owner of several stud farms in La Celle Saint-Cloud, Haras Villebon and Haras Hardy.[1] He built the racecourse of Saint-Cloud inaugurated in 1901 along with a horse training center named La Fouilleuse. He won the Grand Prix de Paris seven times.[1]

Edmond Blanc
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Born22 February 1856
Paris, France
Died12 December 1920 (1920-12-13) (aged 64)
OccupationPolitician
Spouse(s)Héloïse Marot
Marthe Galinier
Children2 sons
Parent(s)François Blanc
Marie Hensel
RelativesCamille Blanc (half-brother)
Marie-Félix Blanc (sister)

The Prix Edmond Blanc at the Saint-Cloud Racecourse is named in his memory.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Edmond Blanc". Assemblee nationale. Retrieved October 8, 2016.