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Artemio Franchi
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Artemio Franchi in November 1979
3rd President of UEFA
In office
15 March 1973 – 12 August 1983
Preceded by Sándor Barcs (acting)
Succeeded by Jacques Georges
Personal details
Born (1922-01-08)8 January 1922
Florence, Italy
Died 12 August 1983(1983-08-12) (aged 61)
Siena, Italy
Occupation Football administrator

Artemio Franchi (Italian pronunciation: [arˈtɛːmjo ˈfraŋki]) (8 January 1922 – 12 August 1983) was an Italian football administrator.


He served as the President of the Italian Football Federation (1967–1976, 1978–1980), as the UEFA President (1973–1983), and as a member of the FIFA Executive Committee (1974–1983). He died in a road accident near Siena on 12 August 1983.

The home stadium of ACF Fiorentina and that of A.C. Siena are both named in his honour, as well as the Artemio Franchi Trophy. In 2011, he was posthumously inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.

See also

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