Cesare Maldini

1932 - 2016

Cesare Maldini

Cesare Maldini (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtʃeːzare malˈdiːni]; 5th February 1932 – 3rd April 2016) was an Italian professional football manager and player, who played as a defender. Father to Paolo Maldini, Cesare began his career with Italian side Triestina, before transferring to Milan in 1954, whom he captained to win four Serie A league titles and one European Cup during his twelve seasons with the club. He retired in 1967, after a season with Torino. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cesare Maldini has received more than 752,909 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular soccer player.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Cesare Maldini ranks 16 out of 13,233Before him are Gerd Müller, Giuseppe Meazza, George Best, Zinedine Zidane, Bobby Charlton, and Michel Platini. After him are Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Cristiano Ronaldo, Didi, Just Fontaine, Francisco Gento, and Zico.

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Among people born in 1932, Cesare Maldini ranks 11Before him are Jacques Chirac, Omar Sharif, Andrei Tarkovsky, Miloš Forman, François Truffaut, and John Williams. After him are Abebe Bikila, Peter O'Toole, Dian Fossey, Glenn Gould, Gerhard Richter, and Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary. Among people deceased in 2016, Cesare Maldini ranks 17Before him are Imre Kertész, Zaha Hadid, Alan Rickman, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Dario Fo, and Andrzej Wajda. After him are Islam Karimov, Jerome Bruner, Alvin Toffler, Abbas Kiarostami, George Michael, and John Glenn.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cesare Maldini ranks 335 out of 3,282Before him are Pope Benedict VIII (980), Pope Lucius I (200), Roger II of Sicily (1095), Pope Nicholas I (800), Pope Alexander IV (1200), and Claudio Abbado (1933). After him are Pope Gregory IV (790), Pope Sergius III (860), Pope Benedict III (810), Charles IV of Spain (1748), Pope Boniface I (370), and Nino Rota (1911).


Among soccer players born in Italy, Cesare Maldini ranks 2Before him are Giuseppe Meazza (1910). After him are Gianluigi Buffon (1978), Paolo Maldini (1968), Roberto Baggio (1967), Paolo Rossi (1956), Giacinto Facchetti (1942), Francesco Totti (1976), Silvio Piola (1913), Gianni Rivera (1943), Franco Baresi (1960), and Luigi Riva (1944).

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