List of Presidents of UEFA

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President of UEFA
Michel Platini 2010.jpg
Incumbent
Michel Platini

since 26 January 2007
Inaugural holder Ebbe Schwartz
Formation 22 June 1954
Website Official website

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

Presidency Name Took office Left office Nationality
1 Ebbe Schwartz 22 June 1954[1] April 1962[2]  Denmark
2 Gustav Wiederkehr April 1962[2] 7 July 1972[2]   Switzerland
3 Artemio Franchi 15 March 1973[2] 12 August 1983[3]  Italy
4 Jacques Georges June 1984††[4] April 1990[5]  France
5 Lennart Johansson April 1990[5][6] January 2007[7]  Sweden
6 Michel Platini 26 January 2007[8] Incumbent  France

Indicates that the title of Honorary President was conferred upon leaving office. †† Was interim president before elected.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1954–1962: Birth of UEFA". Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "1962–1978: Years of development". Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Artemio Franchi honoured in Florence". Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Under the electoral banner", UEFA Direct (105), 2011: 4 
  5. ^ a b "20 years ago", UEFA Direct (97), 2010: 4 
  6. ^ "1978–2000: Ongoing change". Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "2007-to date: A new era begins". Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Michel Platini". Retrieved 1 November 2011.