5 February 1922
|Died||25 July 2018 (aged 96)|
|Alma mater||University of Physical Education, Budapest|
|Occupation||Radio personality, journalist, and sports executive|
Szepesi was a Hungarian Olympic Committee member from 1962 to 2000, and was the Executive Committee Chairman for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) from 1982 to 1994. He was Chairman of the Hungarian Football Association (HFA) from 1978 to 1986. He is honorary chairman of the HFA, and an honorary member of FIFA’s Executive Committee.
Szepesi died on 25 July 2018 in Budapest at the age of 96.
References[change | change source]
- "Dr. Gyorgy Szepesi". Jewishsports.net. Archived from the original on August 18, 2011. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
- Tom Tugend (December 1, 1997). "Paralympic volleyball star made Hall-of-Famer". The Jerusalem Post. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
- "Records". Guinness World Records. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
- Gyász: elhunyt Szepesi György, a magyar rádiózás legendája (in Hungarian)
Other websites[change | change source]
- The match of the century, by György Szepesi, Hungarian News and Information Service
- Népesedésünk ma és holnap, by György Szepesi, Kossuth, 1986, ISBN 963-09-2840-X
- Hungarian football rhapsody: 70 years of soccer history, by György Szepesi, Pannonia Press, 1968