Richard Ludwig

Richard Ludwig (22 May 1877 10 August 1946) was a German rugby union player who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics. He was a member of the German rugby union team, which won the silver medal. Germany was represented at the tournament by the FC 1880 Frankfurt rather than an official national team.[1] He is the brother of Erich Ludwig, who also played at the 1900 tournament.[2]

Richard Ludwig
Germany, represented by FC 1880 Frankfurt, at the 1900 Summer Olympics
Birth nameRichard Ludwig
Date of birth22 May 1877
Date of death10 August 1946(1946-08-10) (aged 69)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
FC 1880 Frankfurt ()


  1. Die Gründerjahre des deutschen Rugbysports Archived 2007-10-25 at the Wayback Machine (in German) DRV website - Foundation years, accessed: 3 April 2010
  2. Erich Ludwig profile at, accessed: 4 April 2010

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