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Clarence von Rosen

Deceased Person

Count Clarence von Rosen (May 12, 1867, Stockholm – August 12, 1955) was a Swedish athlete, military officer, and Master of the Horse to the King of Sweden. He became a member of the International Olympic Committee in 1900, and was credited for the re-introduction of Equestrian at the Summer Olympics after it was dropped at the 1904 Olympic Games. He competed in many sports, such as bandy (which he introduced to Sweden), ice hockey, football, lawn tennis and ice skating. Clarence von Rosen was the brother of Count Eric von Rosen.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1867-05-12

Death

Date of death
1955-08-12

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