Georges Carpentier — French Athlete born on January 12, 1894, died on October 28, 1975
Georges Carpentier was a French boxer, actor and World War I pilot. He fought mainly as a light heavyweight and heavyweight in a career lasting from 1908 to 1926. Nicknamed the "Orchid Man", he stood 5 feet 11 1⁄2 inches and his fighting weight ranged from 126 to 175 pounds. Carpentier was known for his speed, his excellent boxing skills and his extremely hard punch. Halle Georges Carpentier is named after him... (wikipedia)
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