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Meet the father of modern body building, Eugen Sandow

New Delhi: Eugen Sandow is the world's first hunk.He rose to fame in the late 1890s as a weightlifter and bodybuilder.He was born 1867 in Prussia (Germany) by the name Friedrich Muller. Today he has
India TV News Desk January 21, 2014 6:45 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: Eugen Sandow is the world's first hunk.He rose to fame in the late 1890s as a weightlifter and bodybuilder.

He was born 1867 in Prussia (Germany) by the name Friedrich Muller. Today he has been known as the  “The Father of Modern Bodybuilding.”

He possessed what was deemed to be the most perfect male body. In his heyday in the late Victorian and Edwardian era, Sandow was a music-hall celebrity and an international sex symbol.

He was billed as the “world's strongest man” in 1890's in America .