Bert Trautmann

1923 - 2013

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Bernhard Carl "Bert" Trautmann EK OBE BVO (22 October 1923 – 19 July 2013) was a German professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Manchester City from 1949 to 1964. In August 1933, he joined the Jungvolk, the junior section of the Hitler Youth. Trautmann joined the Luftwaffe early in the Second World War, and then served as a paratrooper. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bert Trautmann has received more than 1,313,804 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Bert Trautmann is the 126th most popular soccer player (up from 144th in 2019), the 857th most popular biography from Germany (up from 900th in 2019) and the 14th most popular German Soccer Player.

Bert Trautmann was a German football player who played for Manchester City. He is most famous for playing in the 1956 FA Cup Final with a broken neck.

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Among soccer players, Bert Trautmann ranks 126 out of 16,923Before him are Hisataka Okamoto, Daniel Passarella, Miroslav Klose, Helmut Schön, Sandro Mazzola, and Kunishige Kamamoto. After him are Luis Monti, Bobby Moore, Fabio Cannavaro, Jean-Marie Pfaff, Dragan Džajić, and Paulino Alcántara.

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Among people born in 1923, Bert Trautmann ranks 38Before him are Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Markus Wolf, Freeman Dyson, Philip Warren Anderson, Morris, and Horst Tappert. After him are Linda Christian, Erland Josephson, René Girard, Jorge Semprún, Val Logsdon Fitch, and Mauno Koivisto. Among people deceased in 2013, Bert Trautmann ranks 43Before him are Richard Matheson, Ronald Dworkin, Manfred Rommel, James Avery, Boris Berezovsky, and Ieng Sary. After him are Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, J. J. Cale, James M. Buchanan, Nagisa Oshima, Jesús Franco, and Jerome Karle.

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Among people born in Germany, Bert Trautmann ranks 857 out of 5,289Before him are Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg (1371), Johannes Frießner (1892), Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795), Helmut Schön (1915), Emanuel Schikaneder (1751), and Philip William, Elector Palatine (1615). After him are Gerhard von Scharnhorst (1755), Maria of Yugoslavia (1900), Hermann of Reichenau (1013), Udo Kier (1944), Günther Rall (1918), and Gottlob Berger (1896).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Bert Trautmann ranks 14Before him are Fritz Walter (1920), Jürgen Klinsmann (1964), Rudi Völler (1960), Berti Vogts (1946), Harald Schumacher (1954), and Helmut Schön (1915). After him are Günter Netzer (1944), Wolfgang Overath (1943), Helmut Rahn (1929), Felix Magath (1953), Michael Ballack (1976), and Karl-Heinz Schnellinger (1939).