Pierre de Coubertin
Because the government wanted it to be held in athens!
Pierre de Coubertin revived the Olympic Games in 1896.
The First IOC Olympics to place in 1896 but I think the modern Olympics were revived in 1859.
Summer Olympic Games was created in 1896.
Yes they did start the Olympic Games, the Athenians made the Olympic games in a town in Athens call Olympia............ To some it up, YES POO L.O.L
The first games of the Olympiad.
The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896.
1896, Athens - the first edition of the modern Olympic games
The Olympic Games were first hold in 1896.