Fanny Blankers-Koen

Fanny Blankers-Koen bio

Birth Name: Fanny Blankers-Koen

Occupation: Runner

Place Of Birth: Baarn

Date Of Birth: April 26, 1918

Date Of Death: January 25, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Dutch

Fanny Blankers-Koen was born on the 26th of April, 1918. She was best known for being a Runner. Dutch athlete who won four gold medals at the 1948 London Olympics, winning the 100 and 200 meters, the 80 meter hurdles, and the 4 x 100 meter relay.

Fanny Blankers-Koen was born in Baarn. She excelled at many sports but picked track after a swimming coach told her it’d be easier for her to make the Olympics for an event other than swimming. People call her the Flying Housewife.

Fanny Blankers-Koen was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Fanny Blankers-Koen was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Fanny Blankers-Koen is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Fanny’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Fanny Blankers-Koen’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Fanny Blankers-Koen’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Fanny Blankers-Koen kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Fanny Blankers-Koen was born in the Year of the Horse.

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REAL NAME: Fanny Blankers-Koen



Zodiac Sign: Fanny Blankers-Koen was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Fanny Blankers-Koen was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Fanny Blankers-Koen had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Fanny Blankers-Koen’s birth sign is Taurus and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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