Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin

Politician

1914 – 1999

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Who was Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin?

Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, MBE, TD, was an Irish journalist, author, sports official, and the sixth President of the International Olympic Committee. He succeeded his uncle as Baron Killanin in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1927, which allowed him to sit in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster as Lord Killanin upon turning 21.

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Born
Jul 30, 1914
London
Also known as
  • Michael Morris Baron Killanin
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Anglicanism
Ethnicity
  • English people
Nationality
  • Republic of Ireland
Profession
Education
  • Magdalene College, Cambridge
  • Eton College
Lived in
  • County Galway
  • Dublin
Died
Apr 25, 1999
Dublin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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