Taris, Jean

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Taris, Jean Gender: M
Jean C. E. Taris
born on 6 July 1909 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Versailles, France, 48n48, 2e08
Timezone LST m2e20 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 13°37' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 21°07 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 07°06'


French champion swimmer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics, 1932 Summer Olympics and 1936 Summer Olympics. At the 1932 Olympic games in Los Angeles, Taris won a silver medal in the 400 m freestyle event. Taris was the subject of Jean Vigo's 1931 9-minute documentary film 'Taris, roi de l'eau (ou La Natation par Jean Taris)' [Jean Taris, Swimming Champion].' He died on 10 January 1977.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Ed Steinbrecher collection: Gauquelin 1/1776


  • Vocation : Sports : Swimming
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (Silver medal in the 400 m swimming freestyle, 1932)