Théodore Varvier in December 1911
|Birth name||Theódore Varvier|
|Date of birth||29 April 1884|
|Place of birth||Lyon|
|Date of death||25 August 1913 29)(aged|
|Rugby union career|
Théodore Varvier (29 April 1884, in Lyon – 25 August 1913 ) was a French rugby union player, who played for the France national rugby union team.
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