The Brazilian was predecessor to Sepp Blatter at world football's governing body, serving from 1974 to 1998.
He in April 2013 following an investigation into bribery allegations and was the following year with a lung infection.
"He had one idea in his head, to make football a global game with his slogan 'football is the universal language', and he succeeded," said former FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
Havelange represented Brazil in swimming at the 1936 Olympics - the year he qualified as a lawyer - before his election to the IOC.
As FIFA president he led the World Cup's expansion from 16 to 32 teams, with six competitions held under his tenure.