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Baron Eduard Oleg Alexandrowitsch von Falz-Fein (14 September 1912 – 17 November 2018) was a Russian-born Liechtenstein businessman and journalist.

Biography

He was known as a "sports diplomat" who initiated the Olympic movement in Liechtenstein and vice president of Liechtenstein Olympic Committee in the mid-1930s. He was born in Gavrilovka, Kherson Oblast.

In 1951 and from 1953-73, he was President of the Liechtenstein Cycling Association. He turned 100 on 14 September 2012. Falz-Fein died in a house fire in Vaduz on 17 November 2018 at the age of 106.

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