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Adriaan Paulen

President of the IAAF

Died when: 82 years 209 days (990 months)
Star Sign: Libra


Adriaan Paulen

Adriaan "Adje" Paulen (12 October 1902, Haarlem – 9 May 1985, Eindhoven) was a Dutch athlete who competed from 1917 to 1931.During World War II, he was part of the Dutch resistance in the Netherlands.

Following World War II, Paulen became a sports official, becoming president of the IAAF (then International Amateur Athletic Federation), serving from 1976 to 1981.

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