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Daniel Burley Woolfall

Daniel Burley Woolfall
2nd President of FIFA
In office
June 4,1906 – October 24, 1918
Preceded by Robert Guérin
Succeeded by Jules Rimet
Personal details
Born Daniel Burley Woolfall
(1852-06-15)June 15, 1852
Died October 24, 1918(1918-10-24) (aged 66)
Nationality English
Occupation Football administrator

Daniel Burley Woolfall (June 15, 1852 – October 24, 1918[1]) was the 2nd President of FIFA, serving from 1906 to 1918.[2]

An 1908 Olympic Games in London. His tenure as president brought the arrival of FIFA's first non-European members in South Africa, Argentina, Chile and the United States but was interrupted by the outbreak of the First World War. Woolfall's presidency ended with his death in October 1918.


  1. ^ "In the Shadow of more Famous Names".  
  2. ^ "The History of FIFA".  
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