Beaupont

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Beaupont is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 599 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Beaupontois. The most important monuments in the commune are the Bevey farm, listed as a monument historique, and the commune's church. Famous people related to Beaupont include Roger Pingeon, winner of the Tour de France (cycling race) in 1967, who lives in the commune. Robert Schuman, French politician, hid in the commune during the Second World War.