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The Count Rogge

Honorary President of the IOC[2]
Assumed office
10 September 2013[1]
PresidentThomas Bach
Preceded byvacant, last held by Juan Antonio Samaranch (2010)
8th President of the IOC
In office
16 July 2001 – 10 September 2013
Preceded byJuan Antonio Samaranch
Succeeded byThomas Bach
Personal details
Born (1942-05-02) 2 May 1942 (age 78)
Ghent, Belgium
Spouse(s)Anne Rogge, Countess Rogge
ChildrenOne son, one daughter
Alma materUniversity of Ghent
ProfessionOrthopedic surgeon
Sports administrator

Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge (French: [ʒɑk ʁɔ.ge]; Dutch: [ˈrɔɣə]  ( listen); born 2 May 1942) is a Belgian sports administrator and physician. He was the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013. In 2013, the IOC announced that Rogge would become their Honorary President.