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Rogard, Folke

Folke Rogard (1889-1973) was the second president of FIDE (after Dr. Alexander Rueb).  He was FIDE president from 1949 to 1970.  He was the Swedish Chess Federation President between 1939 and 1949.   He was a lawyer in Stockholm by profession and could speak 5 languages.  From 1944 to 1948 he was married to Swedish model and actress Viveca Lindfors.  She co-starred with Ronald Reagan in Night Unto Night (1949). 

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