Elek Schwartz

1908 - 2000

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Alexandru "Elek" Schwartz (23 October 1908 – 2 October 2000) was a Romanian professional footballer and coach of the Netherlands national team. With S.L. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elek Schwartz has received more than 49,597 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Elek Schwartz is the 1,096th most popular soccer player (down from 899th in 2019), the 192nd most popular biography from Romania (down from 189th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Romanian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Elek Schwartz ranks 1,096 out of 21,273Before him are William Foulke, Walter Samuel, Alfred Pfaff, Teruki Miyamoto, István Nyers, and Pietro Serantoni. After him are Edu, Juan Botasso, Manuel Amoros, Joselu, Ivica Olić, and Michio Yasuda.

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Among people born in 1908, Elek Schwartz ranks 154Before him are Michel Marcel Navratil, Robert Morley, Karel Ančerl, Sœur Emmanuelle, Paula Mollenhauer, and John Mills. After him are Juan Botasso, Bengt Strömgren, Jack Williamson, Olga Benário Prestes, Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark, and Gioacchino Guaragna. Among people deceased in 2000, Elek Schwartz ranks 113Before him are Gérard Blain, Nikolaos Andriakopoulos, Wojciech Has, Oleg Yefremov, Yevgeny Khrunov, and Teruki Miyamoto. After him are Mary Anne MacLeod Trump, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Son Sann, Franco Rossi, Aristidis Konstantinidis, and Ian Dury.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Elek Schwartz ranks 192 out of 844Before him are Constantin Ion Parhon (1874), Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen (1906), John Houseman (1902), Reuven Feuerstein (1921), Arthur Arz von Straußenburg (1857), and Lucian Mureșan (1931). After him are Helmuth Duckadam (1959), Nicolae Paulescu (1869), Nicolae Rădescu (1874), Patriarch Miron of Romania (1868), Benjamin Fondane (1898), and Michael von Melas (1729).


Among soccer players born in Romania, Elek Schwartz ranks 11Before him are Anghel Iordănescu (1950), Emerich Jenei (1937), Dudu Georgescu (1950), Gheorghe Popescu (1967), Adrian Mutu (1979), and Alexander Vencel (1944). After him are Helmuth Duckadam (1959), Josef Posipal (1927), Miodrag Belodedici (1964), Răzvan Lucescu (1969), István Avar (1905), and Ștefan Barbu (1908).