Dennis Viollet

1933 - 1999

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Dennis Sydney Viollet (20 September 1933 – 6 March 1999) was an English footballer who played for Manchester United and Stoke City as well as the England national team. He was famous as one of the Busby Babes and survived the Munich air disaster. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Viollet has received more than 260,863 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Dennis Viollet is the 1,275th most popular soccer player (down from 816th in 2019), the 2,438th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,889th in 2019) and the 51st most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Dennis Viollet ranks 1,275 out of 16,923Before him are Jan Tomaszewski, Miguel Ángel Nadal, Ernst Lehner, Shoko Hamada, Herbert Prohaska, and Sadio Mané. After him are Sylvain Wiltord, Álvaro Morata, David Ginola, Robert Jonquet, Juan Carlos Corazzo, and Mauro Icardi.

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Among people born in 1933, Dennis Viollet ranks 215Before him are Kamal Ganzouri, Ivan Passer, Josef Kadraba, Laura Mancinelli, Madhubala, and Abel Pacheco. After him are Zelda Rubinstein, Chen Jingrun, Nichita Stănescu, Ilya Kabakov, Nicolae Rainea, and Ron Wyatt. Among people deceased in 1999, Dennis Viollet ranks 123Before him are Dmitry Likhachov, Grover Washington Jr., Carlos Hathcock, Bing Xin, Birgit Cullberg, and Ian Bannen. After him are Mario Soldati, Vazgen Sargsyan, Art Farmer, Igor M. Diakonoff, Ron Wyatt, and Olga Orozco.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Dennis Viollet ranks 2,438 out of 6,924Before him are William Gregor (1761), Stephen Hendry (1969), Thomas Andrews (1813), James Young Simpson (1811), Geraldine James (1950), and Stephen Wolfram (1959). After him are Ken Livingstone (1945), Noel Redding (1945), George Buchanan (1506), Harold Laski (1893), Ian Stewart (1945), and Donald Watson (1910).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Dennis Viollet ranks 51Before him are Phil Jones (1992), Jimmy Greaves (1940), Michael Robinson (1958), Alf Ramsey (1920), Jock Stein (1922), and John Terry (1980). After him are George Raynor (1907), David Seaman (1963), Billy Meredith (1874), Don Revie (1927), Erling Braut Håland (2000), and Gary Neville (1975).