The Perfect Man: The Muscular Life and Times of Eugen Sandow, Victorian Strongman

By other museum staff on 21 May 2012

In the run up to our Alternative Diamond Jubilee event at the Museum of London Docklands, David Waller, author of The Perfect Man: The Muscular Life and Times of Eugen Sandow, Victorian Strongman looks at the extraordinary career of Eugen Sandow Eugen Sandow (1867-1925) is now almost totally forgotten by the broader public by whom he was once adored. The man who rose from humble origins in Prussia to become internationally famous as the literal embodiment of masculine perfection, a century ago the possessor of the most famous male body in the world, lay for more than eighty years in […]