Historical information

Sir Ludwig "Poppa" Guttmann CBE FRS (3 July 1899 – 18 March 1980) was a German-born British neurologist who established the Paralympic Games in England. The Jewish doctor, who had fled Nazi Germany just before the start of the Second World War, is considered to be one of the founding fathers of organised physical activities for people with a disability.

Physical description

Black and white photo of Sir Ludwig Guttmann and associated dignitaries, at the opening ceremony of the 1964 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.