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Abe Lenstra

1920 - 1985

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Abe Minderts Lenstra (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːbə ˈmɪndərt͜s ˈlɛnstraː]; 27 November 1920 – 2 September 1985) was a Dutch footballer and national football icon in the 1950s who played as a forward. He is regarded as one of the greatest players ever to hail from the Netherlands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abe Lenstra has received more than 108,211 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Abe Lenstra is the 470th most popular soccer player (up from 1,225th in 2019), the 267th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 468th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Abe Lenstra ranks 470 out of 16,880Before him are Wim Suurbier, Kenzo Ohashi, Seishiro Shimatani, Klaus Fischer, Claudio Gentile, and Mário Coluna. After him are Roger Byrne, Alberto Suppici, Velibor Vasović, Olivier Giroud, Kunitaka Sueoka, and Toshio Hirabayashi.

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Among people born in 1920, Abe Lenstra ranks 116Before him are Pierre Plantard, Eileen Chang, Tonino Guerra, José Luis de Vilallonga, 9th Marquess of Castellbell, Peggy Lee, and Martine Carol. After him are Ray Harryhausen, Don Taylor, Bruno Maderna, Yang Kyoungjong, Heinz Kessler, and Mohammed Dib. Among people deceased in 1985, Abe Lenstra ranks 61Before him are Herbert Bayer, Wellington Koo, Birabongse Bhanudej, Ricky Nelson, Karl-Adolf Hollidt, and Axel Springer. After him are David Purley, Helmuth Plessner, Nicolas Frantz, Philly Joe Jones, Eugene Ormandy, and Fred Uhlman.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Abe Lenstra ranks 267 out of 1,427Before him are Anthony van Diemen (1593), Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg (1768), Hans Kramers (1894), Wim Suurbier (1945), Wim Hof (1959), and Joop Zoetemelk (1946). After him are Adriaen de Vries (1556), Jozef Israëls (1824), Hendrik Verwoerd (1901), Willem van Hanegem (1944), Geert Wilders (1963), and William I, Count of Holland (1167).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Abe Lenstra ranks 23Before him are Erwin Koeman (1961), Patrick Kluivert (1976), Wesley Sneijder (1984), Robin van Persie (1983), Jan Jongbloed (1940), and Wim Suurbier (1945). After him are Willem van Hanegem (1944), Frank de Boer (1970), Jaap Stam (1972), Marc Overmars (1973), Danny Blind (1961), and Sjaak Swart (1938).