General Dr Hans Oskar
Behrens
Male
Germany
1880-10-20
hohenfeld, Hamburg, Germany
1953-02-25
Doorn, Netherlands


About

As a young man, Hans Oskar Behrens studied business in Cologne, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree. In 1904, he earned a doctorate in political science from the University of Tübingen. He later set up and ran a small business in Hamburg. During the First World War, he worked in the German diplomatic service in Brussels. He was a key German figure in the founding of the International Lawn Tennis Federation (ILTF, now the ITF) in 1903 and was honoured with a medal by the same body on its thirtieth anniversary in 1933. In 1937, he was elected president of the executive committee of the ILTF for one year. Hans Oskar Behrens spent his final years living in the Netherlands.





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Archive statistics 1895 - 1913
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Tournaments German International Championships - 1913 Belgian International Championships - 1906 German International Championships - 1904 Championships of Hamburg - 1904 Pöseldorf Prize - 1904 German International Championships - 1903 Championships of Hamburg - 1903 Pöseldorf Prize - 1903 German International Championships - 1902 Prussian Championships - 1899 Championships of Berlin - 1899 German International Championships - 1898 Homburg - 1898 German National Championships - 1898 German International Championships - 1897 Homburg - 1897 German National Championships - 1897 German International Championships - 1896 Championships of Hamburg - 1896 German International Championships - 1895

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