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Pierre De Coubertin Years of life Coubertin (1863-1937). Pierre de Fredy, Baron de Coubertin was an interesting, energetic, terrific person. After college, Baron de Coubertin entered the Sorbonne University in Paris. Studied Pierre brilliantly, his interested in various sciences, but some of them are fond of Coubertin more, it is: history, philosophy and pedagogy. In Coubertin's life history tells us that at first he devoted his attention to pedagogy and the history and philosophy departed on the second and third plans. But later, unexpectedly, Coubertin just sick of history, and more specifically - the culture, history and literature of ancient Greece. That pedagogy, which taught Coubertin suddenly opened for him On the other hand: sports education, sports and sports pedagogy. Even during college Coubertin knew about the excavations of ancient Olympia. It was then that he and his comrades, the idea of recreating the Olympia, the idea which can be called fantastic. They wanted to recreate the Olympia, with multiple arenas, temples and palaces. At first glance, this idea was simply unrealistic. Because in fact, to recreate everything as it was in antiquity is simply impossible, for example, just because time passes irrevocably, it can not be returned. But anyway, the idea of Coubertin did not become an empty dream. To restore everything as it was - it was the main purpose of life for needed to achieve that Coubertin whole life. He taught many of the physical education system in different countries and, eventually, came to the idea of reviving the Olympic Games. (This was the most important stage of his life, since all subsequent life he devoted specifically to this). In his youth, Pierre articulated and all sorts of options promoted the idea of reviving the Olympic Games. He gave up all efforts to achieve this goal. And in the end...