Lion van Minden

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Lion van Minden
Personal information
Born (1880-06-10)10 June 1880
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died 6 September 1944(1944-09-06) (aged 64)
Auschwitz concentration camp, Poland
Sport Fencing

Lion van Minden (10 June 1880 – 6 September 1944) was a Dutch Olympic epee fencer.[1]

Van Minden was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and was Jewish.[1][2] He participated in the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, England.[1] Van Minden was killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Lion Van Minden". Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
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  3. ^ Kay Schaffer & Sidonie Smith (2000). The Olympics at the Millennium: Power, Politics, and the Games. pg 61: Rutgers University Press. p. 318. ISBN 0-8135-2820-8.