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Dhyan Chand Birth Anniversary: Rare Photos of the Hockey Wizard

India | Getty Images | August 29, 2019, 10:32 am
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 Born on August 29, 1905, Dhyan Chand is regarded as the greatest player of hockey the world has seen till date. On the 114th birth anniversary of 'hockey wizard' Major Dhyan Chand, here are a few vintage and rare photos of him. (Image: Getty Images)

Born on August 29, 1905, Dhyan Chand is regarded as the greatest player of hockey the world has seen till date. On the 114th birth anniversary of 'hockey wizard' Major Dhyan Chand, here are a few vintage and rare photos of him. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Mr AM Hayman, Dhyan Chand, Moh'd and Gurmit Singh as they listen to the radio in the lobby of the administration building at the Olympic Village. They are all members of the British Indian Olympic Team. July 14, 1932. (Image: Getty Images)

Mr AM Hayman, Dhyan Chand, Moh'd and Gurmit Singh as they listen to the radio in the lobby of the administration building at the Olympic Village. They are all members of the British Indian Olympic Team. July 14, 1932. (Image: Getty Images)

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 The star of the Indian team Dhyan Chand scores a goal - May 1928. (Image: Getty Images)

The star of the Indian team Dhyan Chand scores a goal - May 1928. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Four of the Indian Hockey team, including legend Dhyan Chand that won the Olympic Gold Medal at Berlin, peering out of a train window at Liverpool Street Station, London. (Image: Getty Images)

Four of the Indian Hockey team, including legend Dhyan Chand that won the Olympic Gold Medal at Berlin, peering out of a train window at Liverpool Street Station, London. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Hockey legend Dhyan Chand, who captained the Delhi team, health minister Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, His Excellency Chakravarthi Rajgopalachari, the Governor-General of India, statesman Sardar Baldev Singh and Kishan Lal who captained the Indian team. (Image: Getty Images)

Hockey legend Dhyan Chand, who captained the Delhi team, health minister Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, His Excellency Chakravarthi Rajgopalachari, the Governor-General of India, statesman Sardar Baldev Singh and Kishan Lal who captained the Indian team. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Dhyan Chand's birthday is also marked as the National Sports Day of India and is celebrated throughout the country. (Image: Getty Images)

Dhyan Chand's birthday is also marked as the National Sports Day of India and is celebrated throughout the country. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Hans von Tschammer und Osten in the open car sitting in the discussion with the Indian Hockey player Dhyan Chand (left) in Berlin. (Image: Getty Images)

Hans von Tschammer und Osten in the open car sitting in the discussion with the Indian Hockey player Dhyan Chand (left) in Berlin. (Image: Getty Images)

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(Image: Twitter)

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 Hockey Legend Dhyan Chand with younger brother Roop Singh. (Image: Twitter)

Hockey Legend Dhyan Chand with younger brother Roop Singh. (Image: Twitter)

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