Ken Aston

1915 - 2001

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Kenneth George Aston, MBE (1 September 1915 – 23 October 2001) was an English teacher, soldier, and football referee, who was responsible for many important developments in football refereeing - including the yellow and red penalty card system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Aston has received more than 71,420 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ken Aston is the 301st most popular businessperson (down from 285th in 2019), the 2,422nd most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 19th most popular British Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Ken Aston ranks 301 out of 604Before him are Emil Rathenau, Mino Raiola, Howard Schultz, Bertha Krupp, Gregory Olsen, and Albert Ballin. After him are Adolf Merckle, Gaston Gallimard, Jamie Hyneman, Ghislaine Maxwell, David Geffen, and Jakob Nielsen.

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Among people born in 1915, Ken Aston ranks 130Before him are Knut Nystedt, Sekiji Sasano, Wilhelm Gliese, Harry Morgan, Herma Bauma, and Hasse Ekman. After him are Tapio Rautavaara, Amedeo Biavati, Antonio Innocenti, Sergio Bertoni, Maxime Rodinson, and Vítězslava Kaprálová. Among people deceased in 2001, Ken Aston ranks 138Before him are Herbert Ross, Vasily Mishin, Robert W. Floyd, Chuck Schuldiner, Troy Donahue, and Leila Pahlavi. After him are Ray Walston, Adhemar da Silva, Oldřich Lajsek, Micheline Ostermeyer, Tommy Flanagan, and Arturo Uslar Pietri.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ken Aston ranks 2,422 out of 6,924Before him are Siegfried Sassoon (1886), Graham Nash (1942), Ian Bannen (1928), Mick Box (1947), Henry Irving (1838), and Leslie Stephen (1832). After him are Gertrude Jekyll (1843), Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth (1757), Tony Cragg (1949), Johnny Clegg (1953), Williamina Fleming (1857), and Frank Bridge (1879).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Ken Aston ranks 19Before him are Vidal Sassoon (1928), Edward Colston (1636), Edward Cave (1691), B. C. Forbes (1880), Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831), and John McAfee (1945). After him are Thomas Blake Glover (1838), Jim Marshall (1923), Isabella Beeton (1836), Neil Aspinall (1941), Henry Cole (1808), and Anita Roddick (1942).