Jean, III. duc Decazes et de Glücksberg

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Jean Élie Octave Louis Sévère Amanien Decazes (Decazes de Glücksburg)

Also Known As: "3rd Duc Decazes and 3rd Hertig af Glücksberg"
Birthplace: Paris, France
Death: Died in Chantilly, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Louis, II. duc Decazes et de Glücksberg and Severina Rosalia von Löwenthal
Husband of Isabelle Blanche Singer
Father of Louis Jean Victor Sévère Decazes de Glücksbierg and Daisy Fellowes

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About Jean, III. duc Decazes et de Glücksberg

Jean, duc Decazes was a French aristocrat and sportsman.

Born Jean-Élie-Octave-Louis-Sévère-Amanien Decazes de Glücksburg, 3rd Duc Decazes and 3rd Hertig af Glücksberg in Paris, on April 28, 1888 he married there Isabelle-Blanche Singer (1869–1896), a daughter of American sewing-machine millionaire Isaac Singer. They had three children:

  • Louis Jean Victor Sévère (1889–1941). Has issue
  • Marguerite Séverine Philippine, best known as Daisy Fellowes (1890–1962). Has issue.
  • Jacques Louis Élie Decazes de Glücksberg (Paris, August 31, 1891 - Beaumont-en-Beine, March 15, 1916), unmarried and without issue.

His wife committed suicide in 1896 and their children were raised in large part by their aunt Winnaretta Singer, Princess Edmond de Polignac.

A member of the Yacht Club de France, Jean Decazes won a silver medal in sailing at the 1900 Summer Olympics. The following year he captured the 1901 Coupe de France with his sailboat Quand-Même II.

He died in Chantilly on August 31, 1912.

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Jean, III. duc Decazes et de Glücksberg's Timeline

April 30, 1864
Paris, France
February 24, 1889
Age 24
April 29, 1890
Age 25
Paris, France
August 31, 1912
Age 48
Chantilly, France