Daniel Burley Woolfall

1852 - 1918

Daniel Burley Woolfall

Daniel Burley Woolfall (15 June 1852 – 24 October 1918) was 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 66,755 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,603rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Daniel Burley Woolfall ranks 4,577 out of 14,801Before him are Emperor Go-Nijō, Michał Kleofas Ogiński, 10th Dalai Lama, Antonio Segni, Ron Paul, and Saad Zaghloul. After him are Sisebut, Phraates II, Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Barak, Balash, and Ranavalona II.

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Among people born in 1852, Daniel Burley Woolfall ranks 26Before him are Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, H. H. Asquith, Constantin Fehrenbach, Christian Krohg, Terauchi Masatake, and Tewfik Pasha. After him are Paul Bourget, John Louis Emil Dreyer, Edmund Leighton, Hipólito Yrigoyen, Calamity Jane, and Ion Luca Caragiale. Among people deceased in 1918, Daniel Burley Woolfall ranks 50Before him are Charles-Émile Reynaud, Emil Jellinek, Paul von Rennenkampf, Andrew Dickson White, Julius Wellhausen, and César Ritz. After him are Stepan Shaumian, Hermann von Eichhorn, Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland, Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia, Vasily Radlov, and Victor Adler.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Daniel Burley Woolfall ranks 989 out of 5,347Before him are Denholm Elliott (1922), Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671), Anne Hyde (1637), Joseph Addison (1672), James Mason (1909), and Kenneth Branagh (1960). After him are Charles Spearman (1863), Neil Gaiman (1960), Orlando Bloom (1977), Philip Pullman (1946), Mungo Park (1771), and John Schlesinger (1926).

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