Eduard von Falz-Fein

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Baron Eduard Oleg Alexandrowitsch von Falz-Fein (14 September 1912 – 17 November 2018[1]) was a Russian-born Liechtenstein businessman and journalist.

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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.[2] Falz-Fein died in a house fire in Vaduz on 17 November 2018 at the age of 106.[3][1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "В Лихтенштейне скончался барон Эдуард фон Фальц-Фейн". Эхо Москвы.
  2. "Russian-born art patron turns 100". Voice of Russia. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  3. Танаев, Илья (18 November 2018). "СМИ сообщили о смерти 106-летнего мецената Эдуарда фон Фальц-Фейна". Известия.

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