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Diem, Carl, 1882-1962

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Personal name headingDiem, Carl, 1882-1962
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Associated countryGermany
Birth date18820624
Death date19621217
Place of birthWürzburg, Germany
Place of deathCologne, Germany
Field of activitySports administration Sports--History
AffiliationOlympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany). Organizing Committee Nationalsozialistischer Reichsbund für Leibesübungen
Profession or occupationSports administrator Sports historian
Found inHis Ausgewählte Schriften, c1982: v. 1-3, t.p. (Carl Diem) v. 1, p. 19 (b. 6/24/1882) v. 1, p. 22 (d. 12/17/62)
LC data base, 6-9-83 (hdg.: Diem, Carl, 1882-1962)
Wikipedia, viewed November 8, 2013 (Carl Diem (June 24, 1882, Würzburg - December 17, 1962, Cologne) was a German sports administrator, and as Secretary General of the Organizing Committee of the Berlin Olympic Games, the chief organizer of the 1936 Olympic Summer Games. He created the tradition of the Olympic torch relay when he organised the 1936 build-up event, and was an influential historian of sport, particularly the Olympic games. He held high posts in the Nationalsozialistischer Reichsbund für Leibesübungen)
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