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FrenchBorn Jules Ernest Séraphin Valentin RIMET

President of the French Football Federation from 1919 to 1946 and of FIFA from 1921 to 1954

Born on October 14, 1873 in Theuley, France , France

Died on October 15, 1956 in Suresnes, France

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On Rimet's initiative, the first FIFA World Cup was held in 1930. The Jules Rimet Trophy was named in his honour. He also founded one of France's oldest teams, Red Star Saint-Ouen.

In 2004 he was posthumously made a member of the FIFA Order of Merit.


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