Greek businessman and writer; president of the International Olympic Committee (1835-1908)
Demetrios Vikelas (also Demetrius Bikelas; Greek: Δημήτριος Βικέλας; February 15, 1835 – July 20, 1908) was a Greek businessman and writer. He was the first President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), from 1894 to 1896.
|1st President of the IOC|
|Succeeded by||Pierre de Coubertin|
|Born||15 February 1835|
|Died||20 July 1908 (aged 73)|
- Some sources use the date 1832 (Llewellyn Smith, Olympics in Athens., 84)