|Birth name||Theódore Varvier|
|Date of birth||29 April 1884|
|Place of birth||Lyon|
|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.
Lyon is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France. It is located in the country's east-central part at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km (292 mi) south from Paris, 320 km (199 mi) north from Marseille and 56 km (35 mi) northeast from Saint-Étienne. Inhabitants of the city are called Lyonnais.
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