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Johnny Weissmuller MP
(1904 - 1984)
American swimmer (Olympic gold-medalist) and actor, known as the 'original Tarzan'. (For more information, see Wikipedia... )
Johnny Weissmuller was born in 1904 in Hungary, which then was part of ...
Abebe Bikila MP
(1932 - 1973)
Abebe Bikila (አበበ ቢቂላ) (August 7, 1932 – October 25, 1973) was a two-time Olympic marathon champion from Ethiopia.
Abebe Bikila grew up in a typical v...
Fanny Blankers-Koen MP
(1918 - 2004)
"Fanny Blankers-Koen", ""the Flying Housewife""
Fanny Blankers-Koen was a Dutch athlete, best known for winning four gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. She accomplished this as a 30 year old mother of two, during a time when many dis...