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  • NameLa Chevaliere Déon de Beaumont
  • Sexmale
  • Nationality/DatesFrench, born 1728-10-05
BiographyBorn in Burgundy, he was christened Charles [etc etc etc] Déon De Beaumont. "Led most singular career. After living nearly forty years an active life as a man the Chevalier voluntarily testified in an English Court that he had been masquerading during this entire period and that he was actually a woman. After his death this testimony was found [by an autopsy] to be untrue..."
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