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Coubertin, Pierre, Baron de

Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1937 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Educators

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French educator and sports promoter

 

promoted Thomas Arnold's emphasis on sports as integral part of education

 

main founder of modern Olympic movement

 

president of International Olympic Committee 1896-1916, 1919-1925 (IOC)


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