Hackenschmidt, George (1877–1968), wrestler and philosopher, was born on 20 July 1877 at Dorpat, Estonia (then part of the Russian empire). Little is known about his parents, other than that his father was a dyer, and despite his Germanic-sounding name, was of Swedish origin. ...
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George Hackenschmidt (1877–1968) by unknown photographer, 1926 [undergoing massage during training] Getty Images