Anglade, Henry

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Anglade, Henry Gender: M
Henri Jean Raymond Anglade
born on 6 July 1933 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Thionville, France, 49n22, 6e10
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 14°21' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 06°29 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 25°51'

Henry Anglade (in 1960)
photo: Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Rijksfotoarchief: Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French cyclist, nicknamed 'Napoléon,' who was closest to winning the Tour de France in 1959, when he finished second, 4:01 behind Federico Bahamontes. In 1960 he wore the yellow jersey for two days. He placed in the top five of the Tour on two additional occasions in 1964 and 1965. Anglade crashed in a criterium at Montélimar in 1966 and broke his spine. He managed Lejeune-BP in three Tours de France, where he managed Roy Schuiten, Ferdinand Bracke and Lucien Van Impe.

Anglade learned how to make stained-glass windows and designed and created those in the cyclists' chapel, Notre Dame des Cyclistes at Labastide-d'Armagnac in the Landes.

Henry Anglade died on 10 November 2022 at age 89.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'Cyclisme' pdf file, p. 37.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Sports : Race Bikes (Cyclist)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship