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Guy, Count Van Den Steen

Full name: Guy Jacques Dharduémont Van Den Steen De Jehay
Gender: Male
Born: August 24, 1906 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: December 20, 1999 in Jehay, Liège, Belgium
Title: Count
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Belgian playboy Count van den Steen de Jehay was a bon vivant, automobile racer, mountaineer, archaeologist, spelunker, alpine skier, sculptor, and especially an admirer of beautiful women. He lived in the Jehay-Bodegnée Castle, which is still regarded as one of the fairytale castles in Belgium.

Van den Steen bequeathed the castle to the city of Liège in early years against payment of an annuity, leaving it perfectly preserved. The castle served as a home for the Belgian Railway worker's children during World War II and was left in poor condition. Count van den Steen and his wife, the Marquise of Ormonde, restored the interior castle completely with furniture of the same period as the originals. Count van den Steen himself created many works in bronze and wrought iron that decorate the gardens of the Jehay-Bodognée Castle.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 41 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues Belgium BEL AC
1948 Summer 41 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event Belgium BEL AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 41 London Art Competitions Belgium Final Standings AC Archer (Plaster)

Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 41 London Art Competitions Belgium Final Standings AC The Skier (Plaster)
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