Ernst Ocwirk

1926 - 1980

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Ernst Ocwirk (7 March 1926 – 23 January 1980) was an Austrian football player and coach. A former midfielder, he is regarded as one of the greatest Austrian men's 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 60,731 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Ernst Ocwirk is the 906th most popular soccer player (down from 898th in 2019), the 528th most popular biography from Austria (up from 567th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Austrian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 906 out of 21,273Before him are Roger Piantoni, Nuno Gomes, Toni Turek, Erich Ribbeck, Pahiño, and Faas Wilkes. After him are Krasimir Balakov, Gaizka Mendieta, Oleh Protasov, Edmundo Suárez, Jair da Costa, and Gheorghe Popescu.

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Among people born in 1926, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 158Before him are Elias Hrawi, John Derek, Jaba Ioseliani, Raif Dizdarević, Claude Akins, and John G. Kemeny. After him are Ingrid Haebler, Paul Janssen, Peter Shaffer, Vicente Aranda, Claudio Villa, and Juan Hohberg. Among people deceased in 1980, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 111Before him are Shigemaru Takenokoshi, Oskar Kummetz, Richard Chase, Yahya Khan, Luigi Longo, and Edelmiro Julián Farrell. After him are Alf Sjöberg, Hiroshi Inagaki, Toyen, Sherm Clark, Franco Basaglia, and Erich Hückel.

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Among people born in Austria, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 528 out of 1,424Before him are Karl Michael Ziehrer (1843), Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1822), Maria Antonia of Austria (1669), Franz Kutschera (1904), Catherine of Austria, Duchess of Calabria (1295), and Victor Babeș (1854). After him are Ingrid Haebler (1926), Marlen Haushofer (1920), Ulrich von Liechtenstein (1200), Johann Strauss III (1866), Ernst Marischka (1893), and Maximilian Grabner (1905).


Among soccer players born in Austria, Ernst Ocwirk ranks 8Before him are Hans Krankl (1953), Karl Rappan (1905), Brian Laudrup (1969), Franz Binder (1911), Richard Kohn (1888), and Friedrich Koncilia (1948). After him are Karl Koller (1929), Anton Schall (1907), Erich Probst (1927), David Alaba (1992), Rudolf Vytlačil (1912), and Ernst Stojaspal (1925).