“The most important thing in the olympic games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.” – Pierre de Coubertin

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Pierre Fredy Baron de Coubertin
Born: January 1, 1863, Paris, France. Died: September 2, 1937, Geneva Switzerland, was a French educator and historian and founder of the International Olympic
Committee, as well as its second President. He is considered the father of the modern Olympic Games.