Pierre de Coubertin

1863 - 1937

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Charles Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin (French: [ʃaʁl pjɛʁ də fʁedi baʁɔ̃ də kubɛʁtɛ̃]; born Pierre de Frédy; 1 January 1863 – 2 September 1937, also known as Pierre de Coubertin and Baron de Coubertin) was a French educator and historian, founder of the International Olympic Committee, and its second president. He is known as the father of the modern Olympic Games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre de Coubertin has received more than 1,126,028 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Pierre de Coubertin is the 3rd most popular businessperson, the 47th most popular biography from France (up from 52nd in 2019) and the most popular Businessperson.

Pierre de Coubertin is most famous for founding the International Olympic Committee and the modern Olympic Games.

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Among businesspeople, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 3 out of 601Before him are Howard Hughes and Bill Gates. After him are Oskar Schindler, Cecil Rhodes, John D. Rockefeller, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Ingvar Kamprad, Sepp Blatter, George Soros, and Vince McMahon.

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Among people born in 1863, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 3Before him are Edvard Munch and Henry Ford. After him are Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Paul Signac, Konstantin Stanislavski, Swami Vivekananda, Arthur Henderson, Pietro Mascagni, David Lloyd George, Henry van de Velde, and Gabriele D'Annunzio. Among people deceased in 1937, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 2Before him is Ernest Rutherford. After him are Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Adler, John D. Rockefeller, Maurice Ravel, Antonio Gramsci, H. P. Lovecraft, Amelia Earhart, George Gershwin, Erich Ludendorff, and Lou Andreas-Salomé.

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Among people born in France, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 47 out of 6,011Before him are Eugène Delacroix (1798), André-Marie Ampère (1775), Louis XIII of France (1601), Édouard Manet (1832), Octave Mirbeau (1848), and Auguste Rodin (1840). After him are Michel de Montaigne (1533), Émile Zola (1840), Claudius (-10), Brigitte Bardot (1934), Francis I of France (1494), and Pierre de Fermat (1601).


Among businesspeople born in France, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 1After him are Bernard Arnault (1949), Jules Rimet (1873), Liliane Bettencourt (1922), Louis Vuitton (1821), Robert Guérin (1876), Christophe Plantin (1520), Pierre Bergé (1930), François Pinault (1936), Armand Peugeot (1849), Yves Rocher (1930), and Charles Pathé (1863).