Pierre de Coubertin


July 3, 2022

Pierre Frédy Baron de Coubertin (French: Pierre Frédy, Baron de Coubertin) was a French baroness. Known as the founder of the modern Olympic Games and founder of the International Olympic Committee Coubertin was born in Paris. France, on January 1, 1863, in a noble family, was the fourth child of Baron Charles Louis de Frédy and Marie-Marcelle Gigault de Crisenoy. went to study in schools in the United Kingdom and the United States and saw a good education. Coubertin therefore came up with the idea of ​​modernizing education in France. Coubertin believes that One of the factors that can enhance French education is Sports education, which will help develop the potential of the new generation who is energetic in that era. Coubertin's own personal have a passion for rugby He became the referee of the French Rugby Championship on 20 March 1892. Later, Dr. William Penny Brookes came up with the idea of ​​reviving the Olympics. After the abolition of the ancient Olympic Games in 393 AD, Gubertin became interested in the idea. with the idea of ​​expanding the competition by giving athletes from all over the world the opportunity to compete So in collaboration with Dr. Brooks, United Kingdom and Greece, which is interested in this idea. Start developing plans for organizing international sporting events. On June 23, 1894, in the Sorbonne, Paris, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was born. and began preparing for the modern Olympics by allowing the first Olympic Games to be held in Athens