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Clarence, Count von Rosen

Biographical information

TypeIOC member, Referee
SexMale
Full nameCarl Clarence•von Rosen
Used nameClarence, Count•von Rosen
Born12 May 1867 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died19 August 1955 in Stockholm (SWE)
Title(s)Count
NOC Sweden

Biography

Clarence, Count von Rosen was a man of varied sporting interests and helped found Swedish National Federations in rowing, football, skating, bandy, and tennis, often in concert with Viktor Balck. Count von Rosen was a top jockey, winning multiple European races, and his son, Clarence von Rosen, Jr., won bronze medals in jumping and eventing at the 1932 Olympics.

Clarence, Count von Rosen was doyen of the IOC from 1943 until he retired in 1948. At that time he was appointed as the second IOC Honorary Member, following Argentine Ricardo Aldao. He served on the IOC from 1900-48. He was a military officer and was Master of the Horse to the King of Sweden.

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure NOC As
Member International Olympic Committee 1900—1948 SWE Clarence, Count von Rosen
Honorary International Olympic Committee 1948—1955 SWE Clarence, Count von Rosen

Referee

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Phase Unit Role As
1928 Summer Olympics Art Competitions SWE Clarence, Count von Rosen
Literature, Dramatic Works, Open (Olympic) Final Standings Judge
Literature, Epic Works, Open (Olympic) Final Standings Judge
Literature, Lyric Works, Open (Olympic) Final Standings Judge
Painting, Paintings, Open (Olympic) Final Standings Judge
Painting, Graphic Arts, Open (Olympic) Final Standings Judge
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) Final Standings Judge

Olympic family relations

Special Notes