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Henri Desgrange
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Desgrange, c. 1925
Born (1865-01-31)31 January 1865
Died 16 August 1940(1940-08-16) (aged 75)
Grimaud, France
Nationality French
Occupation Competitive cyclist and sports journalist
Title Director of the Tour de France
Term 1903 – 1935
Predecessor new
Successor Jacques Goddet

Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 – 16 August 1940) was a French bicycle racer and sports journalist. He set twelve world track cycling records, including the hour record of 35.325 kilometres (21.950 mi) on 11 May 1893. He was the first organiser of the Tour de France.

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