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Jules Rimet
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Jules Rimet

Jules Rimet (1873 - 1956) was president of the French football federation from 1919 to 1945 and of FIFA from 1921 to 1954. On Rimet's intiative, the first Football World Cup was held in 1930 (see Football World Cup 1930). The Jules Rimet trophy was named in his honour.

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