Stanley Rous

1895 - 1986

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Sir Stanley Ford Rous CBE (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 187,906 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Stanley Rous is the 82nd most popular businessperson (up from 96th in 2019), the 656th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 766th in 2019) and the 8th most popular 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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Among businesspeople, Stanley Rous ranks 82 out of 601Before him are Akio Morita, Louis Vuitton, Li Ka-shing, Adnan Khashoggi, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and Larry Flynt. After him are Mohamed Al-Fayed, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Ferdinand Piëch, Robert Guérin, Flavio Briatore, and Paul Reuter.

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Among people born in 1895, Stanley Rous ranks 53Before him are Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Buckminster Fuller, Dorothea Lange, Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia, Augusto César Sandino, and Richard Walther Darré. After him are William Giauque, Pavel Sukhoi, Ferdinand Čatloš, Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois, Wilhelm Kempff, and Hans-Georg von Friedeburg. Among people deceased in 1986, Stanley Rous ranks 35Before him are Jaroslav Seifert, Minoru Yamasaki, Georges Dumézil, L. Ron Hubbard, Leonid Kantorovich, and Samora Machel. After him are Lê Duẩn, James Cagney, Robert S. Mulliken, Vincente Minnelli, Otto Preminger, and Dean Reed.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stanley Rous ranks 656 out of 7,765Before him are Hugh Laurie (1959), Ernest Thompson Seton (1860), Brook Taylor (1685), Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428), Christopher Tolkien (1924), and Muriel Spark (1918). After him are William Jones (1746), Jane Hawking (1944), Nigel Farage (1964), Bernard Lewis (1916), Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (1864), and E. H. Carr (1892).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Stanley Rous ranks 8Before him are Andrew Carnegie (1835), Thomas Cook (1808), Richard Branson (1950), Bernie Ecclestone (1930), Frank Williams (1942), and J. Bruce Ismay (1862). After him are John McAfee (1945), Brian Epstein (1934), Ron Dennis (1947), Thomas Lipton (1848), David Icke (1952), and Vidal Sassoon (1928).