Birth Name: Sebastian Newbold Coe
Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 29 September, 1956
Ethnicity: Punjabi Indian (maternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Irish
Sebastian Coe is a British politician and track and field athlete. He has been President of the International Association of Athletics Federations, since 19 August, 2015, and a Member of the House of Lords Lord Temporal, since 16 May, 2000. He was previously a Member of Parliament, from 9 April, 1992 to 1 May, 1997, among other duties.
Sebastian’s maternal grandfather was a Punjabi Indian. His other ancestry is English, with some Scottish and Irish. He has ancestors who were born in Jamaica and the United States. One of Sebastian’s ancestors, George Hyde Clarke, was a slave owner in Jamaica.
Sebastian is married to Carole Annett, whose father is cricket captain M. J. K. Smith. Sebastian has four children with his former wife, Badminton Horse Trials three-day-event champion Nicky McIrvine.
Sebastian’s paternal grandfather was Percy Coe (the son of Robert Coe and Jane Artlett). Robert was the son of Robert Coe and Ann Birtley.
Sebastian’s paternal grandmother was Violet Newbold (the daughter of Henry Brereton Newbold and Violet Rose). Henry was the son of Henry Newbold. Sebastian’s great-grandmother Violet was the daughter of Daniel Rose.
Sebastian’s maternal grandfather was Sardari Lal Malhotra. Sardari was born in Punjab, India.
Sebastian’s maternal grandmother was Vera Frances Gwendolyn Swan (the daughter of Edwin Swan and Gwendolyn Davies Hyde Clarke). Vera was born in Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, England. Edwin was born in Ballyragget, Co Kilkenny, Ireland, the son of John Wright Swan and Henrietta Lucy Goddard, who was from Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex, England. Gwendoline was born in Newport, Newport, Wales, the daughter of Hamnet Hyde Clarke, who was from Runcorn, Cheshire, England, and of Emma Mawby Row.
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