João Havelange

1916 - 2016

João Havelange

Jean-Marie Faustin Godefroid "João" de Havelange (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒuˈɐ̃w aviˈlɐ̃ʒi]; 8 May 1916 – 16 August 2016) was a Brazilian lawyer, businessman, athlete and centenarian who served as the seventh President of FIFA from 1974 to 1998. His tenure as President is the second longest in FIFA's history, behind only that of Jules Rimet. He received the title of Honorary President when leaving office, but resigned in April 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of João Havelange has received more than 454,144 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 46th most popular businessperson.

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  • 51

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  • 3.27

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Among businesspeople, João Havelange ranks 46 out of 481Before him are Richard Branson, Joan Gamper, Robert Kiyosaki, Sergei Diaghilev, Steve Ballmer, and Otto Frank. After him are Lee Byung-chul, Giovanni Agnelli, Bernie Ecclestone, Jeff Bezos, Bernard Arnault, and Sung Jae-gi.

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Among people born in 1916, João Havelange ranks 17Before him are Claude Shannon, Olivia de Havilland, Ferruccio Lamborghini, Herbert A. Simon, Yehudi Menuhin, and Hans Eysenck. After him are Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Maurice Wilkins, Camilo José Cela, Alexander Prokhorov, Vitaly Ginzburg, and Harold Wilson. Among people deceased in 2016, João Havelange ranks 24Before him are Islam Karimov, Jerome Bruner, Alvin Toffler, Abbas Kiarostami, George Michael, and John Glenn. After him are Nancy Reagan, Pierre Boulez, Carlos Alberto Torres, Elie Wiesel, Prince, and George Martin.

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Among people born in Brazil, João Havelange ranks 25 out of 1,296Before him are Emerson Fittipaldi (1946), Maria II of Portugal (1819), Paulo Freire (1921), Ronaldo (1976), Getúlio Vargas (1882), and Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887). After him are Carlos Alberto Torres (1944), Nílton Santos (1925), Ronaldinho (1980), Rivellino (1946), Djalma Santos (1929), and Luiz Felipe Scolari (1948).


Among businesspeople born in Brazil, João Havelange ranks 1After him are Carlos Ghosn (1954) and Eduardo Saverin (1982).

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