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Edwin Charnaud

Full name: Edwin James Gordon Charnaud
Gender: Male
Born: 1886 in Ä°zmir, Ä°zmir, Turkey
Died: February 6, 1961 in Ä°zmir, Ä°zmir, Turkey
Affiliations: Smyrna Football Club, Ä°zmir (TUR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


The son of Edwin Stevens Charnaud, who was a descendant of Jean Charnaud the first of the Charnauds to move to the Levant in the Ottoman Empire in the 18th century. The Charnauds were formerly French Huguenots who became naturalized Britons in 1762 by a special Act of Parliament and in Smyrna they lived and worked as merchants alongside the Whittall, Giraud, Joly and La Fontaine families who were all represented in the 1906 Olympic Smyrna football team for whom Charnaud played in goal. Edwin Charnaud was appointed the British Vice-consul at Mersin, Southern Turkey, in 1913. He later became a Churchwarden at St. Mary Magdalene’s, Bornova. He was a distant relative by marriage to Herbert Joly, a fellow Smyrna FC team-mate.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer Athina Football Men's Football Smyrna GBR 2 Silver

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1906 Summer Athina Football Smyrna GBR Final Standings 2 1906-04-23 0
1906 Summer Athina Football Smyrna GBR Final Round Match 2/3 1 1906-04-25 Smyrna 3, Thessaloníki-1 0
1906 Summer Athina Football Smyrna GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1906-04-23 DEN 5, Smyrna 1
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