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The Count Rogge

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Honorary President of the IOC
In office
10 September 2013 – 29 August 2021
President Thomas Bach
Preceded by vacant, last held by Juan Antonio Samaranch (2010)
8th President of the IOC
In office
16 July 2001 – 10 September 2013
Preceded by Juan Antonio Samaranch
Succeeded by Thomas Bach
Personal details
Born (1942-05-02)2 May 1942
Ghent, Belgium
Died 29 August 2021(2021-08-29) (aged 79)
Deinze, Belgium
Nationality Belgian
Spouse(s) Anne Rogge, Countess Rogge
Children One son, one daughter
Alma mater University of Ghent
Profession Orthopedic surgeon
Sports administrator
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Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge ( 2 May 1942 – 29 August 2021) was a Belgian sports administrator and physician. He was the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013. In 2013, the IOC announced that Rogge would become their Honorary President.

Rogge died on 29 August 2021 in Deinze, Belgium from problems caused by Parkinson's disease, aged 79.

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