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The Nomination Database for the Nobel Prize
in Peace, 1901-1956

Year: 1936
Number: 9-5
   
Nominee:  
Baron Pierre de Coubertin
M
1863
1937
Founder of the modern Olympic Games. Educator (physical education).
Paris
FR (FRANCE)
   
Motivation: Coubertin was nominated for his efforts to diminish world tensions by reviving and arranging international Olympic Games for amateur athletes in 1894 onwards. He initiated the founding of the International Olympic Committee, and he was its second president (1896-1925).
   
Nominator:
 
Jigoro Kano
M
Member of the Japanese Senate
JP (JAPAN)
   
Evaluation: No
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