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Sepp Blatter

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Joseph "Sepp" Blatter (born Josef Blatter; 10 March 1936) is a Swiss former 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 3,297,401 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Sepp Blatter is the 10th most popular businessperson (up from 14th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 13th 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 10 out of 601Before him are Oskar Schindler, Cecil Rhodes, John D. Rockefeller, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, and Ingvar Kamprad. After him are George Soros, Vince McMahon, Aristotle Onassis, Cosimo de' Medici, David Rockefeller, and Ferdinand von Zeppelin.

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Among people born in 1936, Sepp Blatter ranks 3Before him are Pope Francis and Silvio Berlusconi. After him are Václav Havel, Yves Saint Laurent, Robert Redford, Mario Vargas Llosa, Ursula Andress, Amancio Ortega, Ken Loach, Andrei Chikatilo, and Valery Legasov.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Sepp Blatter ranks 11 out of 876Before him are Carl Jung (1875), Jean Piaget (1896), Henry Dunant (1828), Ferdinand de Saussure (1857), Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746), and Jean-Paul Marat (1743). After him are Paul Klee (1879), Huldrych Zwingli (1484), Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1945), Johanna Spyri (1827), Francesco Borromini (1599), and Alberto Giacometti (1901).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Switzerland

Among businesspeople born in Switzerland, Sepp Blatter ranks 1After him are Joan Gamper (1877), Aga Khan IV (1936), Louis Chevrolet (1878), Gianni Infantino (1970), César Ritz (1850), Peter Sauber (1943), Umberto Agnelli (1934), Julius Maggi (1846), Meyer Guggenheim (1828), Mansour Ojjeh (1952), and Gustav Wiederkehr (1905).

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