Henri Dauban de Silhouette

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHenri Léon Ernest•Dauban de Silhouette
Used nameHenri•Dauban de Silhouette
Born7 July 1901 in Silhouette (SEY)
Died23 May 1991 in ?, Mont Fleuri (SEY)
AffiliationsBlackheath Harriers, Blackheath (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


A member of a prominent Seychelles family, Henri Dauban de Silhouette was brought up in France and spent little more than a year in England working for a commercial firm in London. He joined Blackheath Harriers in June 1923 and left the club at the end of the following season. In this time he won the Southern Counties javelin in 1924, placed second in the AAA Championships and, as a British subject, represented Britain at the 1924 Olympic Games.

Personal Best: JT – 50.47 (165-7) (1924).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR Henri Dauban de Silhouette
Javelin Throw, Men (Olympic) 27