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Gaston D'Illiers

Full name: Gaston Marie Joseph Patas D'Illiers
Gender: Male
Born: June 26, 1876 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Died: November 13, 1932
Country: FRA France
Sport: Art Competitions


Gaston d'Illiers was a sculptor, who specialized in animal motives, and was recognized and honored internationally for his very realistic horse sculptures. His works were appreciated by horse lovers for their accuracy and fidelity to nature. He was also an excellent horse rider.

During World War I, he was recruited and participated in the Champagne Offensive of 25 September 1915. He ended the war in Orleans as head of horses and their filing dressages. D’Illiers died in 1932 from a fever contracted during a journey aboard the horse Orleans Olivet.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 56 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event France FRA AC hors concours

Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 56 Los Angeles Art Competitions France Final Standings AC hors concours Polo Player
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