Maurice DeWaele was born on December 27, 1896. He died on February 14, 1952.
The Belgian rider stood on every step of the podium in the Tour de France.
DeWaele won the 1929 Tour de France in front of Giuseppe Pancera of Italy and Joseph Demuysere of Belgium.
DeWaele was also 2nd in the 1927 Tour de France behind Nicolas Frantz of Luxembourg.
In addition, DeWaele was 3rd in the 1928 Tour de France behind Frantz and Frenchman Andre Leducq.