Pierre de Coubertin

1863 - 1937

Pierre de Coubertin

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. Born into a French aristocratic family, he became an academic and studied a broad range of topics, most notably education and history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre de Coubertin has received more than 744,841 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 4 out of 481Before him are Howard Hughes, Oskar Schindler, and George Soros. After him are Cecil Rhodes, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Ingvar Kamprad, John D. Rockefeller, Sepp Blatter, Aristotle Onassis, and Vince McMahon.

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Among people born in 1863, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 4Before him are Edvard Munch, Henry Ford, and Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. After him are Konstantin Stanislavski, Paul Signac, Swami Vivekananda, Pietro Mascagni, Arthur Henderson, Henry van de Velde, Constantine P. Cavafy, and George Herbert Mead. Among people deceased in 1937, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 3Before him are Guglielmo Marconi and Ernest Rutherford. After him are Alfred Adler, Maurice Ravel, Antonio Gramsci, John D. Rockefeller, H. P. Lovecraft, Amelia Earhart, Erich Ludendorff, George Gershwin, and Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk.

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Among people born in France, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 74 out of 4,109Before him are Francis I of France (1494), Caracalla (188), Guy de Maupassant (1850), Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749), Jacques-Louis David (1748), and Henri Bergson (1859). After him are Maximilien Robespierre (1758), Louis the Pious (778), Romain Rolland (1866), Henry III of France (1551), Charles X of France (1757), and Gustave Courbet (1819).


Among businesspeople born in France, Pierre de Coubertin ranks 1After him are Jules Rimet (1873), Bernard Arnault (1949), Liliane Bettencourt (1922), Robert Guérin (1876), Christophe Plantin (1520), Pierre Bergé (1930), Yves Rocher (1930), Armand Peugeot (1849), Louis Vuitton (1821), Ambroise Vollard (1866), and Melitta Bentz (1873).

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