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  Henri Cornet    

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Henri Cornet was born on August 4, 1884. He died on March 18, 1941.

The French rider was the youngest Tour de France winner on record. He also won the Paris-Roubaix Classic.

Cornet won the 1904 Tour de France in front of Jean-Baptiste Dortignacq and Eugene Catteau of France.

Cornet's victory in 1904 at age 19 makes him the youngest Tour de France winner on record.

In the one-day events, Cornet won the 1906 Paris-Roubaix Classic in front of countrymen Marcel Cadolle and Rene Pottier.

Cornet was also 3rd in the 1905 Paris-Roubaix Classic behind Louis Trousselier and Rene Pottier of France.

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