Ben Weider

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Birthday
1, 1923
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 17, 2008 (85)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1923
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 17, 2008 (85)

About

Co-founder of the International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness who was also known for his knowledge of Napoleonic history.

Before Fame

He co-authored Assassination at St. Helena, The Murder of Napoleon, and Assassination at St. Helena Revisited and was convinced that one of Napoleon's entourage assassinated the great military warrior.

Trivia

He served as IFBB president until October 29, 2006. He was named a Member of the Order of Canada in 1975 and was named an Officer in 2006.

Family Life

He grew up in Montreal, Quebec, with his family. He had co-founded IFBB with his brother Joe.

Associated With

His first star was Arnold Schwarzenegger, whom he and his brother called the Austrian Oak.