Daniel Burley Woolfall

1852 - 1918

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Daniel Burley Woolfall (15 June 1852 – 24 October 1918) was an English football executive and the second president of FIFA. An English Football Association administrator from Blackburn, Woolfall was elected as president on 4 June 1906. A key aim during his presidency was to achieve uniform football rules on an international level and he played a prominent role in the drafting of FIFA's new constitution. Under Woolfall, the application of the Laws of the Game, established under the English model, became compulsory and a clear definition was made of international matches. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Burley Woolfall has received more than 136,911 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Daniel Burley Woolfall is the 4,284th most popular politician (up from 5,058th in 2019), the 870th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,075th in 2019) and the 149th most popular British Politician.

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Over the past year Daniel Burley Woolfall has had the most page views in the with 12,194 views, followed by Spanish (4,174), and Arabic (2,946). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (195.14%), Latin (82.43%), and Serbo-Croatian (72.30%)


Among politicians, Daniel Burley Woolfall ranks 4,284 out of 19,576Before him are Micheline Calmy-Rey, Yakov Yurovsky, Merikare, Claudia Acte, Rishi Sunak, and Fan Noli. After him are Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria, Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Theodelinda, Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria, Princess Wencheng, and Maria Komnene, Queen of Jerusalem.

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Among people born in 1852, Daniel Burley Woolfall ranks 27Before him are H. H. Asquith, Tewfik Pasha, Terauchi Masatake, Paul Bourget, Calamity Jane, and Julius Richard Petri. After him are Hipólito Yrigoyen, Christian Krohg, Victor Adler, Pietro Gasparri, John Louis Emil Dreyer, and Hans Vaihinger. Among people deceased in 1918, Daniel Burley Woolfall ranks 51Before him are Julius Wellhausen, Koloman Moser, Sai Baba of Shirdi, Ivan Cankar, John Bauer, and César Ritz. After him are Vasily Radlov, Charles-Émile Reynaud, Paul von Rennenkampf, Princess Anna of Prussia, Victor Adler, and August Oetker.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Daniel Burley Woolfall ranks 870 out of 8,785Before him are Andy Serkis (1964), Simon Cowell (1959), Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428), Nevill Francis Mott (1905), Boris Karloff (1887), and Rishi Sunak (1980). After him are Frederick Griffith (1879), Martin Evans (1941), Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770), Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), Robert Clive (1725), and Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland (1915).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Daniel Burley Woolfall ranks 149Before him are Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (1430), Malcolm IV of Scotland (1141), George Canning (1770), Lady Margaret Beaufort (1443), Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428), and Rishi Sunak (1980). After him are Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770), Robert Clive (1725), Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland (1915), Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1484), Harthacnut I of Denmark (880), and Olave Baden-Powell (1889).