Background History

Read about how the Paralympic movement started and its founder, Dr Ludwig Guttmann

You will find a wealth of information and inspirational archive images in the 'History' section of the main website.

Go to Father of the Paralympics to find Sir Ludwig Guttmann’s life story. The content is broken down into bite-sized chunks:

  •  Early years
  •  1944-1966
  •  1966-1980
  •  Legacy

Explore the images and background information in the Development of the Paralympic Games section.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This page was added on 25/01/2012.

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