Stanley Rous

1895 - 1986

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Sir Stanley Ford Rous (25 April 1895 – 18 July 1986) was an English football referee and the 6th President of FIFA, serving from 1961 to 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Rous has received more than 285,220 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Stanley Rous is the 74th most popular businessperson (up from 86th in 2019), the 543rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 656th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Businessperson.

Stanley Rous was a football referee who became the president of FIFA in 1961. He is most famous for being the president of FIFA when the 1966 World Cup was hosted in England.

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  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.44

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  • 2.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Stanley Rous has had the most page views in the with 27,026 views, followed by Spanish (9,311), and Russian (5,133). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Bosnian (74.65%), Malagasy (61.33%), and Latin (59.46%)


Among businesspeople, Stanley Rous ranks 74 out of 847Before him are Lee Byung-chul, Calouste Gulbenkian, Bernie Ecclestone, J. Bruce Ismay, Richard Branson, and Stan Kroenke. After him are Jack Ma, Robert McNamara, Kris Jenner, Louis Vuitton, Adnan Khashoggi, and Mercédès Jellinek.

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Among people born in 1895, Stanley Rous ranks 48Before him are Zog I of Albania, Igor Tamm, Buckminster Fuller, André Frédéric Cournand, Augusto César Sandino, and Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia. After him are Jürgen Stroop, Richard Walther Darré, Dorothea Lange, Albert Göring, Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, and Lewis Milestone. Among people deceased in 1986, Stanley Rous ranks 29Before him are James Rainwater, Fritz Albert Lipmann, Erich Koch, Samora Machel, Alva Myrdal, and Dmitry Kabalevsky. After him are Leonid Kantorovich, Georges Dumézil, Chiune Sugihara, Benny Goodman, Lê Duẩn, and L. Ron Hubbard.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stanley Rous ranks 543 out of 8,785Before him are Donald Pleasence (1919), Graham Hill (1929), Oliver Sacks (1933), Gregory Bateson (1904), Roger Glover (1945), and Gustav Holst (1874). After him are Bruce Dickinson (1958), Thomas Bayes (1702), George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859), Betty Williams (1943), David McCallum (1933), and David Lean (1908).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Stanley Rous ranks 7Before him are Cecil Rhodes (1853), Andrew Carnegie (1835), Thomas Cook (1808), Bernie Ecclestone (1930), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), and Richard Branson (1950). After him are Brian Epstein (1934), John McAfee (1945), Thomas Lipton (1848), Ron Dennis (1947), Frank Williams (1942), and Vidal Sassoon (1928).