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The Lord Killanin

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6th President of the IOC
In office
11 September 1972 – 3 August 1980
Preceded by Avery Brundage
Succeeded by Juan Antonio Samaranch
Honorary President of the IOC
In office
3 August 1980 – 25 April 1999
Preceded by vacant, last held by Avery Brundage (1975)
Succeeded by vacant, next held by Juan Antonio Samaranch (2001)
Personal details
Born (1914-07-30)30 July 1914
London, United Kingdom
Died 25 April 1999(1999-04-25) (aged 84)
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Nationality Irish
Spouse(s) Sheila Dunlop
Children Redmond
Monica Deborah
Mouse
John
Alma mater Magdalene College, Cambridge
Occupation Journalist, film producer, author, business executive, honorary consul

Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, MBE, TD (30 July 1914 – 25 April 1999) was an Irish journalist, author, and sports official. He was the sixth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He became a member in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster as Lord Killanin upon turning 21.

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