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Helmut Kohl (8 February 1943 – 26 September 1991) was an Austrian football referee best known for officiating three matches in the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy and also the 1990 European Cup Final. He died little over a year later at the age of 48.

Helmut Kohl
Born (1943-02-08)8 February 1943
Died 26 September 1991(1991-09-26) (aged 48)
Other occupation Butcher
Years League Role
1981–1990 Bundesliga Referee
Years League Role
1984–1990 FIFA listed Referee


Preceded by
European Cup Final 1989
  Karl-Heinz Tritschler
European Cup Referees
Final 1990
  Helmut Kohl
Succeeded by
European Cup Final 1991
  Tullio Lanese