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Rudolf Binding

Full name: Rudolf Georg Binding
Gender: Male
Born: August 13, 1867 in Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Died: August 4, 1938 in Starnberg, Bayern, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Rudolf Binding, born in Switzerland, was a German writer. He belonged to the elite upper-class leading thinkers. Binding studied law and medicine in Tübingen, Heidelberg and Berlin, but he became more interested in writing and horse racing and became a horse racer and breeder. In 1924 he published the poetic novel Reitvorschrift für eine Geliebte (Riding Instruction for a Beloved), which earned him the silver medal at the Games of Amsterdam 1928.

In 1933 he defended Adolf Hitler against foreign critics in his writing Antwort eines Deutschen (A German Answer to the World), but within a year, he distanced himself from these thoughts. Nevertheless, the Nazis still abused him as a willing instrument of propaganda. His father Karl was an internationally recognized criminal justice teacher, who was appointed to the University of Basel. Rudolf Binding died in 1938 at the age of 70 years due to tuberculosis.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 60 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Lyric Works Germany GER 2 Silver

Mixed Literature, Lyric Works

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 60 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings 2 Reitvorschrift für eine Geliebte
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