Sepp Blatter

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Joseph "Sepp" Blatter (born 10 March 1936) is a former Swiss football administrator who served as the eighth President of FIFA from 1998 to 2015. He has been banned from participating in FIFA activities since 2015 as a result of the FIFA corruption case made public that year, and will remain banned until 2027. From a background in business, public relations, and sports administration, Blatter became general secretary of FIFA in 1981 and was then elected president at the 51st FIFA Congress on 8 June 1998, succeeding João Havelange, who had headed the organization since 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sepp Blatter has received more than 2,285,821 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Sepp Blatter is the 14th most popular businessperson (down from 10th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 10th in 2019) and the most popular Swiss Businessperson.

Sepp Blatter is most famous for being the president of FIFA, the international governing body of soccer.

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Among businesspeople, Sepp Blatter ranks 14 out of 604Before him are Ingvar Kamprad, George Soros, Aristotle Onassis, David Rockefeller, Vince McMahon, and Ray Kroc. After him are Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Carlos Slim, Levi Strauss, Muhammad Yunus, Adolf Dassler, and Cosimo de' Medici.

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Among people born in 1936, Sepp Blatter ranks 6Before him are Pope Francis, Silvio Berlusconi, Václav Havel, Yves Saint Laurent, and Robert Redford. After him are Mario Vargas Llosa, Ken Loach, Andrei Chikatilo, Valery Legasov, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, and Amancio Ortega.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Sepp Blatter ranks 13 out of 749Before him are Henry Dunant (1828), Ferdinand de Saussure (1857), Huldrych Zwingli (1484), Paul Klee (1879), Jean-Paul Marat (1743), and Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746). After him are Alberto Giacometti (1901), Francesco Borromini (1599), Johanna Spyri (1827), Albert Hofmann (1906), Johann Bernoulli (1667), and Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1945).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Switzerland

Among businesspeople born in Switzerland, Sepp Blatter ranks 1After him are Aga Khan IV (1936), Joan Gamper (1877), César Ritz (1850), Louis Chevrolet (1878), Gianni Infantino (1970), Peter Sauber (1943), Umberto Agnelli (1934), Meyer Guggenheim (1828), Gustav Wiederkehr (1905), Walter Wild (1872), and Josef Ackermann (1948).

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