Ludwig Guttmann Biography, Google Doodle, Career & More

Ludwig Guttmann Biography, Google Doodle, Career & More.

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Today is the birthday of Ludwig Guttmann, the founder of the Paralympic Games. To celebrate his 122nd birthday, Google has honored him in the form of a doodle.

Ludwig Guttmann Biography, Wikipedia

Sir Ludwig Guttmann
Ludwig Guttmann2.jpgLudwig Guttmann
Born(1899-07-03)3 July 1899
Tost, Upper Silesia, Prussia, German Empire
Died18 March 1980(1980-03-18) (aged 80)
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Known forFounding the Paralympic Games
Medical career
AwardsFellow of the Royal Society
Ludwig Guttmann Doodle

He founded the British Sports Association for the Disabled in 1961.

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Who is Ludwig Guttmann?

Born on July 3, 1899, Ludwig Guttmann was born toast in the German Empire. This city is now in Poland. When he was 3 years old, his family shifted to Silesian. From this city, he completed his secondary school education in 1917.

After this he joined the Military Service.

Gutmann suffered a heart attack in October 1979 and died on 18 March 1980 at the age of 80.

Medical career

In 1918, he started his medical studies at the University of Breslau which was completed in 1924. In 1933, he started working as a neurosurgeon and also used to give lectures in universities.

He founded the British Sports Association for the Disabled in 1961.

The National Center for Disability Sport in the United Kingdom, was developed by him along with the hospital. Institut Guttmann, a specialist neurorehabilitation hospital in Barcelona, ​​is named in his honor.

He was also awarded the Fellow of the Royal Society Award.

Selected publications

  • The Place of Our Spinal Paraplegic Fellow-Man in Society: A Survey on 2000 Patients. Dame Georgina Buller Memorial Lecture.
  • 1973. Spinal Cord Injuries: Comprehensive Management and Research. Blackwell Science.
  • “Sport and Recreation for the Mentally and Physically Handicapped” in The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health.

Ludwig Guttmann Old Photos

Ludwig Guttmann old

Ludwig Guttmann old photos

Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann | National Paralympic Heritage Trust


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