Jean-François d'Orgeix

Jean-François d'Orgeix (15 April 1921 4 July 2006) was a French equestrian, actor and Olympic medalist. He was born in Cap-d'Ail. He competed in show jumping at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he won a bronze medal in the individual contest. He also competed in show jumping at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, and placed fifth with the French team.[1]

Jean-François d'Orgeix
Medal record
Representing  France
Olympic Games
1948 LondonShow jumping

Under the name of Jean Pâqui he appeared in more than twenty films between 1933 and 1958.

Selected filmography


  1. "Jean, Marquis d'Orgeix". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2013.

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