Jacques Rogge

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Birthday
2, 1942
Birthplace
Ghent, Belgium
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
2, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Ghent, Belgium

About

Athlete and former Olympian who became the eighth president of the International Olympic Committee.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Ghent where he was trained as an orthopedic surgeon. He competed in yachting at the 1968, 1972, and 1976 Summer Olympics.

Trivia

He was listed as No. 67 in Forbes Magazine's rankings of the 68 most powerful people in the world in 2011.

Family Life

He fathered two children with his wife Anne.

Associated With

His duties as IOC president brought him into contact with many world leaders, including David Cameron.