Place of Birth: Casablanca, Morocco
Date of Birth: 19 November, 1969
Ethnicity: French, some Breton
Richard Virenque is a French professional road racing cyclist. He is also known as Ricco.
He was born in Casablanca, Morocco, to a French family. In 1969, they moved to La Londe-les-Maures, near the Côte d’Azur, France. He has two children with his former wife Stéphanie.
Two of Richard’s maternal great-grandparents were Yves Marie Kereveur and Gabrielle Marie Augustine Calvez. Yves was the son of Yves Marie Mathurin Kereveur and Marie Yvonne Tanguy.
Source: Genealogy of Richard Virenque (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://gw.geneanet.org
Genealogy of his Breton maternal great-grandmother:
Tag: “pied-noir” and Breton