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List of Presidents of UEFA

The following is a list of presidents of UEFA, the European association football governing body.

President of UEFA
Aleksander Čeferin 2017.jpg
Incumbent
Aleksander Čeferin

since 14 September 2016
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderEbbe Schwartz
Formation22 June 1954
WebsiteOfficial website

Contents

Presidents of UEFAEdit

No. Name Took office Left office Tenure Nationality
1 Ebbe Schwartz 22 June 1954 17 April 1962 7 years, 299 days   Denmark
2 Gustav Wiederkehr 17 April 1962 7 July 1972 10 years, 76 days    Switzerland
Acting Sándor Barcs 7 July 1972 15 March 1973 251 days   Hungary
3 Artemio Franchi 15 March 1973 12 August 1983 10 years, 150 days   Italy
4 Jacques Georges 12 August 1983[1] 19 April 1990[2] 6 years, 250 days   France
5 Lennart Johansson 19 April 1990 26 January 2007 16 years, 282 days   Sweden
6 Michel Platini 26 January 2007 8 October 2015 (suspended)[3]
21 December 2015 (banned for 4 years)[4][5]
8 years, 255 days   France
Acting Ángel María Villar 9 October 2015 14 September 2016 341 days   Spain
7 Aleksander Čeferin 14 September 2016 Incumbent 2 years, 89 days   Slovenia
Notes
  • Jacques Georges served as interim president before being elected on 26 June 1984.
  • The title of Honorary President was conferred to Jacques Georges upon leaving office until his death in 2004.
  • The title of Honorary President was conferred to Lennart Johansson upon leaving office.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Under the electoral banner" (PDF), UEFA Direct (105): 4, 2011
  2. ^ "20 years ago" (PDF), UEFA Direct (97): 4, 2010
  3. ^ Sport (8 October 2015). "Angel Maria Villar will be interim president of UEFA - liga-bbva". sport-english.com.
  4. ^ "Sepp Blatter & Michel Platini lose Fifa appeals but bans reduced". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini given eight-year bans by FIFA". ESPN.

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