Lennart Johansson

1929 - 2019

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Nils Lennart Johansson (5 November 1929 – 4 June 2019) was a Swedish sports official who served as the fifth and, to date, the longest serving president of UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations. He served in the position from his election at the UEFA Congress in 1990 until 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lennart Johansson has received more than 184,502 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Lennart Johansson is the 2,854th most popular politician (down from 1,731st in 2019), the 121st most popular biography from Sweden (down from 80th in 2019) and the 38th most popular Swedish Politician.

Lennart Johansson is most famous for scoring the goal that won Sweden the 1958 World Cup.

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Among politicians, Lennart Johansson ranks 2,854 out of 15,710Before him are Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Necho I, John Balliol, Tiridates III of Armenia, Baldwin I, Margrave of Flanders, and Yoweri Museveni. After him are Frederick Augustus III of Saxony, Michael D. Higgins, Christopher I of Denmark, Yusuf ibn Tashfin, Albrecht von Roon, and Tokugawa Hidetada.

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Among people born in 1929, Lennart Johansson ranks 66Before him are Imelda Marcos, Gudrun Burwitz, Claes Oldenburg, Jerry Goldsmith, Zoltán Czibor, and Isamu Akasaki. After him are Nicolai Ghiaurov, Werner Arber, Mike Hawthorn, Whitey Bulger, Alfred Moisiu, and Gerald Edelman. Among people deceased in 2019, Lennart Johansson ranks 41Before him are Tony Buzan, Mariss Jansons, Marie Laforêt, Luke Perry, B. J. Habibie, and Giya Kancheli. After him are Claudine Auger, Franco Columbu, Nuon Chea, Prem Tinsulanonda, David J. Thouless, and Manfred Eigen.

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Among people born in Sweden, Lennart Johansson ranks 121 out of 1,296Before him are Claes Oldenburg (1929), Ulf von Euler (1905), Gunnar Gren (1920), Maj Sjöwall (1935), Charles VII of Sweden (1130), and Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland (1884). After him are Nathan Söderblom (1866), Catherine of Vadstena (1331), Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland (1912), Zarah Leander (1907), Kai Siegbahn (1918), and Sune Bergström (1916).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Lennart Johansson ranks 38Before him are Sverker I of Sweden (1100), Emund the Old (1030), Canute I of Sweden (1150), Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1700), Charles VII of Sweden (1130), and Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland (1884). After him are Carin Göring (1888), Hjalmar Branting (1860), Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg (1584), Magnus II of Sweden (1130), Inge the Younger (1100), and Halsten Stenkilsson (1050).