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 to 1973, 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.[1][3]

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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. Archived from the original on 20 May 2013. 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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