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  INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - THE OLYMPIC MUSEUM LAUSANNE
Pierre Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, was born in Paris in 1863.
Coubertin, whose father was an artist and mother a musician, was raised in cultivated and aristocratic surroundings.
Pierre de Coubertin suddenly died of a heart attack on 2 September, 1937, in a park in Geneva, and thus his "symphony" remained unfinished.
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 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - ORGANISATION - STRUCTURES
Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin was born on 1 January 1863 at 20, rue Oudinot in Paris.
Giving up the army, abandoning too the political career that was open to him at the age of twenty-four, Pierre de Coubertin decided to launch a vast movement of educational reform, and at twenty-five his life work was started.
Pierre de Coubertin permanent exhibition at the Olympic Museum Lausanne
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  Pierre de Coubertin
De Coubertin created the modern pentathlon for the 1912 Olympics, and subsequently stepped down from his IOC presidency after the 1924 Olympics in Paris, which proved much more successful than the first attempt in that city in 1900.
De Coubertin remained Honorary President of the IOC until he died in 1937 in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Pierre de Coubertin medal (also known as the De Coubertin medal or the True Spirit of Sportsmanship medal) is an award given by the International Olympic Committee to those athletes that demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship in the Olympic Games.
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 Pierre de Coubertin Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Coubertin felt this was an unbalanced approach, and that excessive intellectualism had led to the defeat of his country.
Coubertin had written on the invitations, "Congress for the Reestablishment of the Olympic Games," and planned the event to be as lavish and momentous as possible, so that those attending would believe they were now a part of history.
Coubertin also contributed the paradoxical notion that the Olympics can intensify national pride and patriotism of individual nations, and at the same time, prevent conflict between nations because all the nations are involved together: that "the mixing of patriotism and competition will somehow further universal peace," as Mandell noted.
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 Pierre de Coubertin's Relation to the Catholic Church
Proceeding from Coubertin's Catholic childhood and youth and his relations to representatives of the Catholic Church his views on the relation of Christianity to sport and sporting exercises are to be stated and critically examined, his ideas of a "muscle religion", and finally his efforts to represent this "muscle religion" artistically.
Coubertin followed Comte just in the view that the morbid condition of society could only be overcome when people in a "full altruism" place their strengths to the service of the whole: "The society of the future will be altruistic or it will no longer exist: one has to choose between altruism or chaos" ("Ol.
Coubertin was pupil of the Jesuit Colleg Saint Ignatius in the Rue de Madrid in Paris.
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 Pierre de Coubertin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born in Paris into an aristocratic family, the third child of Charles Louis de Frédy and Agathe-Gabrielle de Mirville De Coubertin was inspired by his visits to British and American colleges and universities, and set out to improve his education.
De Coubertin remained Honorary President of the IOC until he died in 1937 in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Pierre de Coubertin medal (also known as the De Coubertin medal or the True Spirit of Sportsmanship medal) is an award given by the International Olympic Committee to those athletes that demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship in the Olympic Games.
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 2004.com - Olympic history - Modern history - Coubertin
The founder of the modern Olympics was Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who was born in Paris, Jan. 1, 1863.
De Coubertin presented his plan to have the first modern Olympics in Paris in 1900, which the delegates first accepted after a long debate.
Apart from the revival of the Olympic Games de Coubertin wrote books and other publications devoted to sport and was also the author of important historical, political and sociological studies.
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 Pierre de Coubertin
Pierre de Coubertin was born in Paris on January 1, 1863, to a family the ancestor of which, known under the name de Fredy, was in the service of the King of France Louis XI who knighted him in 1471.
It was in 1577 that the domain of Coubertin near Paris was acquired by a Fredy who assumed the name and the estate.
It was in Normandy, not far from the port of Le Havre, that Pierre de Coubertin lived during his youth in the domain of Mirville, brought in marriage by his mother, a descendant of a companion of the Viking chief Rollon, first duke of Normandy.
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 -- Beliefnet.com
De Coubertin conceived the Olympic structure as a new civil religion, with its symbols, traditions, rites and ceremonies.
De Coubertin was born New Year's Day 1863 in Le Havre, of a very pious mother (who hoped he would be a priest) and a Jansenist father who was known for his sacred paintings.
De Coubertin himself never denied this religious aspect of his invention, and when he announced his decision to revive the ancient Games, he said: "The first essential characteristic of the Olympics, both ancient as well as modern, is to be a religion.
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 Pierre de Coubertin
Pierre de Coubertin refused a sclerosed world which did not correspond to the image of his aspirations.
He reedited the «Charte de l’enseignement historique» (Charter of Historical teaching) in emphasizing the importance of an objective vision of the world, in the forefront of meditations and dreams; by it each can have access to the conscience of a common existence.
However, for Pierre de Coubertin, the significance of equilibrium and beauty s revealed only to those who have first put their soul in tune with itself, to participate, thereafter, totally in the general work.
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 WELCOME TO ATHENS - Modern Olympic Games (1896-2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pierre de Coubertin wanted to give the honour to Greece and he suggested that the first modern Olympic games should be held in Athens, a proposal finally accepted.
The International Olympic Committee, established by the 1894 congress in Paris, is an organization of international prestige which, according to Pierre de Coubertin, comprises "the laying of the foundations of the Olympic idea".
As a tribute to the memory of Pierre de Coubertin, Greece erected a simple monument, in the area known as the “Coubertin Grove”.
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 Pierre de Coubertin
Pierre de Fr¨¦dy, Baron de Coubertin was born on 1 January 1863 at 20, rue Oudinot in Paris.
Giving up the army, abandoning too the political career that was open to him at the age of twenty-four, Pierre de Coubertin decided to launch a vast movement of educational reform, and at twenty-five his life work was started.
It is also to him that we owe all the organisation of the Olympic Games, which have benefited from his methodical and precise mind, and from his wide understanding of the aspirations and needs of young people.
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 Pierre de Coubertin Biography
If so, you could be like Pierre de Coubertin.
Pierre was born on January 1, 1863, in Paris, France.
Pierre de Coubertin gave up an opportunity to join the French army and refused a political career in order to serve his people better.
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 New South Wales Olympic Council
The recipients of the 2005 Pierre de Coubertin Awards were presented at the Sports Centre at Sydney Olympic Park on Thursday the 23rd of June, 2005.
Baron Pierre de Coubertin was born in Paris in 1863 and was personally involved in fencing, rowing and cycling.
As an educational theorist, de Coubertin was convinced of the importance of sport for the development of the individual.
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 The Hindu : Coubertin - a disillusioned dreamer
The life and times of Baron Pierre de Coubertin was a saga of sacrifice in the face of adversities, challenges, and mirrors the supreme devotion.
Coubertin was hurt, and noted that ``I had a sort of presentiment that the Olympiad would match the mediocrity of the town.'' He did not attend the Games.
Pierre Chavan, the trustee of the estate and guardian to Marie and her daughter, Renee, had to take various measures, including the auctioning of valuable items in Cologne, Berlin and Lausanne, and shift the family to a smaller villa ``Au cret'' in Montreux.
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 The Modern Olympics
The revival of the Olympic tradition was the brain-child of the French nobleman, Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
For the glorification of the individual athlete, whose muscular activity is necessary for the community, and whose prowess is necessary for the maintenance of the general spirit of competition” (1894) Pierre de Coubertin.
De Coubertin was known to have open views on the issue of class and sport.
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 The Crab Broker   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Baron Pierre de Coubertin was born into the French aristocracy, and spent his young adult life fascinated by the British and American educational systems.
After the 1924 games in Paris, Coubertin was able to retire from his IOC presidency, secure in the fact that the Olympics were thriving with enough momentum to continue successfully without him.
Most athletes come away without medals, but they do not come away empty-handed, as the true spirit of the Coubertin Olympics is found in the competition, in the endless days of training the body, and in the congregation of nations.
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 DET NSW Sports Unit - DET NSW School Sports Unit
Baron Pierre de Coubertin was born in Paris in 1863 and was personally involved in fencing, rowing, boxing and cycling.
As an educational theorist, de Coubertin was convinced of the importance of sport for the development of the individual.
In 1982 at the age of 29, de Coubertin began to rally support for the revival of the Olympics.
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 KIDCYBER TOPICS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Baron Pierre de Coubertin was a French educator who wrote about the need to change the way young people were educated.
Baron Pierre de Coubertin had heard about a group of German archaeologists who, in 1875, had discovered the ruins of ancient Olympia, in Greece, the site of the ancient Olympic games from times 776 BC to AD 394.
Baron Pierre de Coubertin became the first president of the IOC and kept the position until 1924.
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 "PROSKOPOS" - 2nd E.P. of Patras - History of Scouting in Greece - Pierre de Coubertin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Coubertin participated at the Games as the secretary of the First Olympic Committee under the presidency of Dimitrios Vikelas.
Son of the well-known painter Charles Louis Baron Fredy de Coubertin, and the highly-educated Agathe Gabrielle de Criseney, Pierre cultivated in an early age an inclination towards classical education and especially in the theory of education and educational systems.
Pierre de Coubertin ceased to strive for the ideals of the Olympic Games on 2 September 1937, as he strolled in the Langrage Park, Geneva.
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Pierre de Coubertin was born on January 1, 1863 to the Baron Charles Louis Fredy de Coubertin and his wife, Agathe Marie Marcelle Gigault de Crisenoy, an aristocratic family in France.
Coubertin still received much opposition but in 1894, a second Sorbonne Congress resolved to hold the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, in 1896, and every four years thereafter.
Coubertin was instrumental in holding onto a belief that the Olympic Games could continue and flourish, as they almost did not in 1900 and 1904.
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 Olympic Education Pack
However, de Coubertin quoted from a sermon preached by the Bishop of Central Pennsylvania, in St Paul´s Cathedral, London, in 1908.
At least one of the six colours, including the white background, of the flag appears in all of the flags of the competing nations.
Pierre de Coubertin designed this emblem in 1913.
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 IOA :: Coubertin Grove
The stele stands in the Coubertin Grove and is a part of the IOA grounds.
The Coubertin Grove is also visited and paid homage to by the first runner in the Olympic torch relay, following the lighting of the Olympic Flame on the Altar of Hera in Ancient Olympia.
The pilgrimage to Olympia, where the heart of our founder, Pierre de Coubertin, rests and where, every two years, the Olympic Flame is lit, is not for us just a return to our roots, but an opportunity to communicate with the "Olympian" citizens of this ancient city.
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 deseretnews.com | Olympism: spirit of excellence
The Olympic motto was originally created by the father of Pierre de Coubertin to represent the best aspirations of all Olympic athletes.
The Olympic Games were revived by the vision of French idealist, educator and historian Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
De Coubertin presided as chief operator of the Games until his death in 1923.
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