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Juan Antonio Samaranch
  • Name: Juan Antonio Samaranch
  • Born: 07/17/1920
  • Died: 04/21/2010 (89 years old)
  • Occupation: Sports administrator, Diplomat

Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquess of Samaranch (Catalan pronunciation:[ʒuˈan ənˈtɔni(.u) səməˈɾaŋ]; 17 July 1920 – 21 April 2010) was a Spanish sports administrator and minister of sports under the Franco regime (1973–1977) who served as the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1980 to 2001. Samaranch served the second-longest term as the head of the IOC, the longest being that of Pierre de Coubertin (29 years).

School: IESE, Universidad de Navarra

Birth Place: Barcelona, Spain

Death Place: Barcelona, Spain

Source: Wikipedia

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