Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin
Irish journalist and sports executive (1914-1999)
Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, MBE, TD (30 July 1914 – 25 April 1999) was an Irish journalist, author, and sports official. He was the sixth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He became a member in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster as Lord Killanin upon turning 21.
The Lord Killanin
6th President of the IOC
11 September 1972 – 3 August 1980
|Preceded by||Avery Brundage|
|Succeeded by||Juan Antonio Samaranch|
|Honorary President of the IOC|
3 August 1980 – 25 April 1999
|Preceded by||vacant, last held by Avery Brundage (1975)|
|Succeeded by||vacant, next held by Juan Antonio Samaranch (2001)|
|Born||30 July 1914|
London, United Kingdom
|Died||25 April 1999 (aged 84)|
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
|Alma mater||Magdalene College, Cambridge|
|Occupation||Journalist, film producer, author, business executive, honorary consul|
- ↑ Killanin, Lord (1983). My Olympic Years, autobiography. HarperCollins. ISBN 0-688-02209-X.
- ↑ Killanin, Lord (1988). Olympic Games 1988. Penguin Group. ISBN 0-7181-2391-3.
- ↑ Killanin, Lord; Duignan, Michael V (1989). Shell Guide to Ireland. Gill & Macmillan. ISBN 0-7171-1595-X.