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Blonay, Godefroy Jean Henri Louis de (Blonay, Godefroy de)

Born: 1869 AD
Died: 1937 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Administrators


1869 - Godefroy de Blonay was born on the 25th of July in Niederschönthal. Swiss Egyptologist and orientalist.

1899 - Was the first Swiss member in the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

1912 - One of the founders of the Swiss Olympic Committee and from

         - First president Swiss Olympic Committee.

1916-1919 - He became acting president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

1937 - He died on 14th of February in Biskra.


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