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Havelange, João

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Personal name headingHavelange, João
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Variant(s)Havelange, Jean-Marie Faustin Godefroid de
De Havelange, Jean-Marie Faustin Godefroid
Birth date1916-05-08
Death date2016-08-16
Place of birthRio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Place of deathRio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Field of activitySoccer--Management
AffiliationFédération internationale de football association
Confederação Brasileira de Desportos
Profession or occupationSports administrator
Businesspeople
Found in20 years of FIFA presidency, 1994: t.p. (Havelange, João, Brazil)
Jogo duro, 2007: t.p. (João Havelange) t.p. verso (Braz. CIP: 1916)
New York times WWW site, viewed Aug. 17, 2016 (in obituary published Aug. 16: João Havelange; Jean-Marie Faustin Godefroid de Havelange; b. May 8, 1916, Rio de Janeiro; d. there Tuesday [Aug. 16, 2016], aged 100; Brazilian businessman who built soccer into a multibillion-dollar international enterprise over his 24 years as the autocratic head of the sport's world governing body but who was later implicated in a scandal involving millions of dollars in kickbacks)