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Neville Lytton

Full name: Neville Stephen Bulwer-Lytton
Gender: Male
Born: February 6, 1879 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Died: February 9, 1951 in Paris, Paris, France
Title: 3rd Earl of Lytton
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Jeu De Paume

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Neville Lytton was the grandson of the famed novelist, Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Born in India, he was educated at Eton and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In World War I, Lytton served as an officer on the Western Front and fought at both the Somme and Amiens. The French government decorated him with the Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur. He was international amateur champion in jeu de paume (real tennis) in 1911-12, but he is best known as an artist, and from 1900-40 he exhibited his paintings at such venues as the Alpine Club Gallery, the Beaux-Arts Gallery, the Dowdeswell Galleries, the Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool), the New English Art Club, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, and the London’s Royal Academy. He was elected an Associate of the Société Nationale de Beaux-Arts and exhibited his art there as well. Neville Lytton succeeded his brother as the 3rd Earl of Lytton in 1947 and he himself was succeeded by his son after his death in 1951.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 29 London Jeu De Paume Men's Singles Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1908 Summer 29 London Jeu De Paume Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 3/4 1 1908-05-23 Lytton (GBR) 3, Page (GBR) 0 3
1908 Summer 29 London Jeu De Paume Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1908-05-21 Miles (GBR) 3, Lytton (GBR) 0 0
1908 Summer 29 London Jeu De Paume Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1908-05-19 Lytton (GBR) 3, Biedermann (GBR) 0 3
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