Best answer: Who started the modern Olympic Games?

Pierre de Coubertin: Visionary and Founder of the Modern Olympics.

When and who started the modern Olympic Games?

In 1892, Coubertin first introduced the idea of starting the Olympic Games again. Few people were ready to accept his idea. But in 1894 Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and began planning the first modern Olympiad.

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