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Sigfrid Edström

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Sigfrid Edström during the early 1910s
4th President of the IOC
In office
1942 – August 15, 1952
Preceded by Henri de Baillet-Latour
Succeeded by Avery Brundage
Honorary President of the IOC
In office
August 15, 1952 – March 18, 1964
Preceded by vacant, last held by Pierre de Coubertin (1937)
Succeeded by vacant, next held by Avery Brundage (1975)
Personal details
Born (1870-11-11)11 November 1870
Morlanda, Sweden
Died 18 March 1964(1964-03-18) (aged 93)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Spouse(s) Ruth Randall Edström

Johannes Sigfrid Edström (November 11, 1870 – March 18, 1964) was a Swedish industrialist. He was chairman of the Sweden-America Foundation and 4th President of the International Olympic Committee.


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