Ludwig Guttmann, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ludwig Guttmann

British neurologist who created the Paralympic Games

Date of Birth: 03-Jul-1899

Place of Birth: Toszek, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 18-Mar-1980

Profession: neurologist, neurosurgeon

Nationality: United Kingdom, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Ludwig Guttmann

  • Sir Ludwig "Poppa" Guttmann (3 July 1899 – 18 March 1980) was a German-born British neurologist who established the Paralympic Games in England.
  • The Jewish doctor, who had fled Nazi Germany just before the start of the Second World War, is considered to be one of the founding fathers of organised physical activities for people with a disability.

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