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Person: SANDOW, Eugen  (1867-1925)

Biographical summary of this person
Name
Eugen SANDOW
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
bodybuilder and entertainer; subject of lantern slide sets
Main period of activity
N/A
Notes

His name at birth was Friedrich Wilhelm Müller; at the time of his birth Königsberg (now Kaliningrad) was part of Prussia. He used the stage name Eugen Sandow from the late 1880s and had adopted this name formally by the time of his marriage in 1894.

Relationships to other people

related by marriage to BROOKES, Warwick  (1843-1929)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
2 April 1867
born at
2 April 1911
43
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/90
– occupation 'Professor of Physical Culture'
14 October 1925
58
died at
Slide images showing this person
slide image -- Side view with muscles contractedslide image -- Showing latissimus, back and arm musclesslide image -- A poseslide image -- A poseslide image -- A pose
Slide set references

minor subject of: Eugen Sandow: founder of scientific curative physical culture (portrait: Warwick Brookes, at least 5 slides, n.d.)

image appears in: Eugen Sandow: founder of scientific curative physical culture (portrait: Warwick Brookes, at least 5 slides, n.d.)

Lucerna ID  6001150

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 May 2017

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