Pierre De Coubertin – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The historian Pierre De Coubertin passed away at age 74, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Pierre De Coubertin and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

French academic and historian who founded the International Olympic Committee and helped establish the modern Olympic Games. He is known for his academic work in the field of education, and released a book on the subject, L’Education en Angleterre, in 1888.

He traveled to England in the early 1880s and studied with Thomas Arnold, a Rugby School teacher who emphasized the importance of physical education.

His poem, Ode to Sport, was honored with a gold medal at the 1912 Summer Olympic Games.

How did Pierre De Coubertin die?

Information about the death of Pierre De Coubertin
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death74 years
ProfessionHistorian
BirthdayJanuary 1, 1863
Death dateSeptember 2, 1937
Place of deathGeneva, Switzerland
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Pierre De Coubertin

"Success comprises in itself the seeds of its own decline and sport is not spared by this law."

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"The Olympic Movement gives the world an ideal which reckons with the reality of life, and includes a possibility to guide this reality toward the great Olympic Idea."

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"For each individual, sport is a possible source for inner improvement."

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"The Olympic Games are the quadrennial celebration of the springtime of humanity."

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"All sports must be treated on the basis of equality."

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