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With 329 biographies, Coaches are the 38th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Hockey Players, Inventors, and Historians.

Pantheon has 330 people classified as coaches born between 1866 and 1987. Of these 330, 286 (86.67%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living coaches include Alex Ferguson, Dino Zoff, and Jupp Heynckes. The most famous deceased coaches include Rinus Michels, Luis Aragonés, and Ernst Happel. As of October 2020, 39 new coaches have been added to Pantheon including Otto Pfister, Wim Rijsbergen, and Džemaludin Mušović.

Living Coaches

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Deceased Coaches

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Newly Added Coaches (2020)

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Most coaches were born in Italy (36), United Kingdom (33), and Brazil (33). By city, the most common birth places were Rio de Janeiro (6), Amsterdam (5), and São Paulo (5).The most common death places of coaches were Spain (7), Brazil (5), and Belgium (4). By city, these were Madrid (3), Barcelona (2), and Zagreb (2).

The earliest biographies classified as coaches in Pantheon are Otto Nerz, Károly Dietz, and Ernest Mangnall.  The concentration of coaches was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier coaches are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Coaches were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Coaches since 1700.

Coaches are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Basketball Players, Cyclists, and Tennis Players.