Dick Nanninga

1949 - 2015

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Dirk Jacobus Willem "Dick" Nanninga (17 January 1949 – 21 July 2015) was a Dutch footballer who played as a forward. At club level, he played for Dutch sides BV Veendam, Roda JC and MVV Maastricht. He also had a short spell with Hong Kong club Seiko. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Nanninga has received more than 73,589 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Dick Nanninga is the 889th most popular soccer player (up from 1,129th in 2019), the 388th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 438th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Dick Nanninga ranks 889 out of 16,923Before him are Miguel Reina, Bill Foulkes, Philippe Troussier, Friedrich Koncilia, Darko Pančev, and Pablo Forlán. After him are Vítor Baía, Herbert Chapman, Claude Makélélé, Thiago Motta, Ronald de Boer, and Masaki Yokotani.

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Among people born in 1949, Dick Nanninga ranks 169Before him are Leslie Easterbrook, Arif Alvi, Hyon Yong-chol, Andranik Margaryan, Lois McMaster Bujold, and Lawrence Kasdan. After him are Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Massimo D'Alema, Alain Finkielkraut, Gabriel Yared, John Podesta, and Brahim Ghali. Among people deceased in 2015, Dick Nanninga ranks 139Before him are Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Nils Christie, Frances Oldham Kelsey, Klaus Roth, Elizabeth Wilson, and Hyon Yong-chol. After him are Carl Djerassi, Mario Cuomo, Kemal Monteno, Joshua Fishman, Wim Ruska, and Edgar Froese.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Dick Nanninga ranks 388 out of 1,209Before him are Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin (1845), Pieter Bleeker (1819), Philip de Koninck (1619), Jan Gies (1905), Dirck Hals (1591), and Sjaak Swart (1938). After him are Princess Marie of the Netherlands (1841), Dirk V, Count of Holland (1053), Ronald de Boer (1970), Jan Luyken (1649), Adriaen van der Werff (1659), and Frans Brüggen (1934).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Dick Nanninga ranks 39Before him are Jordi Cruyff (1974), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983), Phillip Cocu (1970), Dirk Kuyt (1980), Faas Wilkes (1923), and Sjaak Swart (1938). After him are Ronald de Boer (1970), Virgil van Dijk (1991), Dick van Dijk (1946), Aad de Mos (1947), Rinus Israël (1942), and Gerald Vanenburg (1964).