Cornelis August Wilhelm Hirschman

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Hirschman in 1912

Cornelis August Wilhelm Hirschman[1] (16 February 1877 – 26 June 1951), known as Carl Anton Wilhelm Hirschman,[2] was a Dutch banker. He was a co-founder of FIFA in 1904 and the 2nd General Secretary of FIFA from 1906 to 1931.[3] In 1912 he was also one of the founders of the Dutch Olympic Committee (NOC).[4] He was the acting President of FIFA from 1918 to 1921.

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  1. Klinkert, Wim (2013). Defending Neutrality: The Netherlands prepares for War, 1900-1925. BRILL. ISBN 9789004252509.
  2. History of FIFA - Foundation on, retrieved 14 January 2017
  3. "FIFA General Secretaries over the years" (PDF).
  4. History of FIFA - More associations follow at