Dragan Holcer

1945 - 2015

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Dragan Holcer (19 January 1945 – 23 September 2015) was a Yugoslav footballer who played as a defender.Holcer was born in captivity in a Nazi prison camp to Slovenian father Franc Holcer and Austrian mother Ida Orelli of Italian descent who lived in Niš. His father fought in World War II as part of Yugoslav Partisans. His father was killed in battle while his pregnant mother was rounded up in Slovenia and imprisoned in Nazi Germany along with her three daughters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dragan Holcer has received more than 32,276 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Dragan Holcer is the 1,346th most popular soccer player (down from 1,107th in 2019), the 3,164th most popular biography from Germany and the 102nd most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Dragan Holcer ranks 1,346 out of 16,923. Before him are Vincenzo Montella, Bernabé Ferreyra, Shunichiro Okano, George Knobel, Raoul Lambert, and József Tóth. After him are Daniel Van Buyten, Enrique Collar, Bernard Lama, Juan Burgueño, Jacques Fatton, and Gilmar Rinaldi.

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Among people born in 1945, Dragan Holcer ranks 246Before him are Bob Balaban, Elvin Hayes, Sylvester Levay, Azim Premji, Maryla Rodowicz, and Jim Davis. After him are Leonard Adleman, Roger Spottiswoode, Tammi Terrell, Walt Frazier, Doug Clifford, and Brian Connolly. Among people deceased in 2015, Dragan Holcer ranks 184Before him are Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni, Ján Chryzostom Korec, Giovanni Canestri, Jules Bianchi, Karl Josef Becker, and Nicolae Rainea. After him are Gerald Götting, Jackie Collins, Lesley Gore, William Wakefield Baum, Tadeusz Konwicki, and Guy Béart.

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Among people born in Germany, Dragan Holcer ranks 3,164 out of 5,289. Before him are Robert Kovač (1974), Theo Jörgensmann (1948), Friedrich Silcher (1789), Oskar Maria Graf (1894), Moritz Cantor (1829), and Woldemar Voigt (1850). After him are Johann Jakob Heckel (1790), Karl Neukirch (1864), August Beer (1825), Anni Albers (1899), Heinrich Zille (1858), and Johann Baptist Allgaier (1763).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Dragan Holcer ranks 102Before him are Heinz Flohe (1948), Hamit Altıntop (1982), Gottfried Fuchs (1889), Reinhard Libuda (1943), Heinz Kwiatkowski (1926), and Robert Kovač (1974). After him are Ulf Kirsten (1965), Karl Hohmann (1908), Jürgen Croy (1946), Franz Roth (1946), Herbert Erhardt (1930), and Serge Gnabry (1995).