List of Presidents of UEFA

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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

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

Presidents of UEFA[edit]

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, 191 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 also[edit]

References[edit]

  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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