Carl Aejemelaeus

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Carl Aejemelaeus
Personal information
Full name Carl Bror Emil Aejmelaeus-Äimä
Nickname(s) Kalle
Nationality Finnish
Born (1882-05-20)20 May 1882
Porvoo, Grand Duchy of Finland
Died 13 July 1935(1935-07-13) (aged 53)
Kiel, Germany
Sport
Sport Modern pentathlon

Carl Aejemelaeus (20 May 1882 – 13 July 1935) was a Finnish colonel, modern pentathlete and fencer.

Aejemelaeus was educated in St. Petersburg at the Nicholas Cavalry School, Main Officer's Gymnastics and Fencing School and Imperial Archaeological Institute. After the establishment of Finland's independence he served as the First Adjutant of president K. J. Ståhlberg from 1919 to 1925 and was a military attaché in London and Moscow. Aejemelaeus is a recipient of the Cross of Liberty of Estonia.[1]

Aejemelaeus competed for Russia at the 1912 Summer Olympics in the modern pentathlon.[2] He was a member of Finnish Olympic Committee and a co-founder of the fencing club HFM Helsinki, which is the oldest fencing club in Finland.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eesti Vabadusristi kavalerid (in Estonian) Retrieved 11 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Carl Aejemelaeus Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ Finnish Fencing Association 75 years (in Finnish) Retrieved 11 June 2013.