Ernst Ocwirk

1926 - 1980

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Ernst Ocwirk (7 March 1926 – 23 January 1980) was an Austrian football player and coach. He is regarded as one of the greatest Austrian footballers of all time. He spent the majority of his playing and coaching years between Austria and Italy, being both player and manager for FK Austria Vienna and Serie A club Sampdoria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Ocwirk has received more than 42,078 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ernst Ocwirk is the 874th most popular soccer player (down from 851st in 2019), the 544th most popular biography from Austria (down from 494th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Austrian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 874 out of 16,923Before him are Antonio Valentín Angelillo, Dimitar Penev, Míchel, Roberto Ayala, Waldo Machado, and Faas Wilkes. After him are Patrick M'Boma, Kevin-Prince Boateng, John Hansen, Emmanuel Adebayor, Sjaak Swart, and Teruki Miyamoto.

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Among people born in 1926, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 179Before him are Shigeru Kayano, Fernando J. Corbató, Choi Eun-hee, Karel Kosík, Dilhan Eryurt, and Juan José Linz. After him are Jaba Ioseliani, Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro, John Ericson, Joshua Fishman, Ray Brown, and Ladislav Adamec. Among people deceased in 1980, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 116Before him are Francisco de Sá Carneiro, José María Gil-Robles y Quiñones, Edelmiro Julián Farrell, Marie Under, Roza Eskenazi, and Lucien Buysse. After him are Rolf Nevanlinna, Héctor José Cámpora, Alfred Andersch, Pietro Nenni, Cecil Beaton, and Sohrab Sepehri.

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Among people born in Austria, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 544 out of 1,075Before him are Sigismund von Neukomm (1778), Anne of Austria, Margravine of Brandenburg (1280), Robert Fuchs (1847), Hilde Holger (1905), Jörg Demus (1928), and Jack Unterweger (1951). After him are Michael Mayr (1864), Rudolf Spielmann (1883), Friedrich Koncilia (1948), Walter Mischel (1930), Margaret of Austria, Electress of Saxony (1416), and Carl Djerassi (1923).


Among soccer players born in Austria, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 6Before him are Josef Bican (1913), Karl Rappan (1905), Brian Laudrup (1969), Theodor Wagner (1927), and Franz Binder (1911). After him are Friedrich Koncilia (1948), Alfred Körner (1926), Erich Probst (1927), Richard Kohn (1888), Gerhard Hanappi (1929), and Rudolf Vytlačil (1912).