Lucien Petit-Breton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lucien Petit-Breton

French cyclist

Date of Birth: 18-Oct-1882

Place of Birth: Plessé, Pays de la Loire, France

Date of Death: 20-Dec-1917

Profession: sport cyclist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Show Famous Birthdays Today, France

👉 Worldwide Celebrity Birthdays Today

About Lucien Petit-Breton

  • Lucien Georges Mazan (18 October 1882 – 20 December 1917) was a French racing cyclist (pseudonym: Lucien Petit-Breton, pronounced [ p?.ti.b??.t?~]). He was born in Plessé, Loire-Atlantique, a part of Brittany, now part of Pays de la Loire.
  • When he was six he moved with his parents to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he took the nationality.
  • His cycling career started when he won a bike in a lottery at the age of sixteen.
  • As his father wanted him to do a 'real' job, he adapted the nickname Lucien Breton for races, to deceive his father.
  • Later he changed it to Petit-Breton, because there already was another cyclist called Lucien Breton.

Read more at Wikipedia