Issa Hayatou

1946 - Today

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Issa Hayatou (born 9 August 1946) is a Cameroonian sports executive, former athlete and football administrator best known for serving as the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) between 1988 and 2017. He served as the acting FIFA president until 26 February 2016 as previous president Sepp Blatter was banned from all football-related activities in 2015 as a part of the that year's FIFA corruption investigation. In 2002, he ran for president of FIFA but was defeated by Blatter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Issa Hayatou has received more than 493,858 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Issa Hayatou is the 8,286th most popular politician (down from 7,541st in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Cameroon (down from 5th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Cameroonian Politician.

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Among politicians, Issa Hayatou ranks 8,286 out of 15,710Before him are Duke Louis of Württemberg, Emilio Colombo, Kocheril R. Narayanan, Joachim Ernest, Prince of Anhalt, Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria, and Władysław Czartoryski. After him are James Michel, Luigi Longo, Manuel Marín, Katō Tomosaburō, Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales, and Rudamun.

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Among people born in 1946, Issa Hayatou ranks 185Before him are Héctor Babenco, Jean-Pierre Jarier, Grigory Margulis, Shlomo Sand, Michael Radford, and Héctor Lavoe. After him are Jesualdo Ferreira, Terence McKenna, Maria Bethânia, Robert Fisk, Alison Steadman, and Rita Marley.

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In Cameroon

Among people born in Cameroon, Issa Hayatou ranks 8 out of 115Before him are Roger Milla (1952), Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696), Manu Dibango (1933), Samuel Eto'o (1981), Ahmadou Ahidjo (1924), and Thomas N'Kono (1956). After him are Patrick M'Boma (1970), Achille Mbembe (1957), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), Mongo Beti (1932), Christian Tumi (1930), and Samuel Umtiti (1993).

Among POLITICIANS In Cameroon

Among politicians born in Cameroon, Issa Hayatou ranks 3Before him are Paul Biya (1933) and Ahmadou Ahidjo (1924). After him are Philémon Yang (1947), Ferdinand Oyono (1929), Joseph Ngute (1954), and Ephraïm Inoni (1947).