Ernst Wilimowski

1916 - 1997

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Ernest Otton Wilimowski (German: Ernst Otto Wilimowski, born Ernst Otto Prandella; 23 June 1916 – 30 August 1997), nicknamed "Ezi", was a footballer who played as a forward. He ranks among the best goalscorers in the history of both the Poland national team and Polish club football. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Wilimowski has received more than 126,151 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Ernst Wilimowski is the 403rd most popular soccer player (down from 339th in 2019), the 326th most popular biography from Poland (down from 320th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Polish Soccer Player.

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  • 58.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Ernst Wilimowski has had the most page views in the with 41,275 views, followed by English (14,234), and German (8,545). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Southern Azerbaijani (41.85%), Catalan (16.80%), and Kazakh (16.15%)


Among soccer players, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 403 out of 21,273Before him are Edinson Cavani, Pedro Petrone, Wim Suurbier, Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Yoshio Furukawa, and Bob Paisley. After him are Ottmar Walter, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Eden Hazard, Gyula Zsengellér, Petar Zhekov, and Branko Oblak.

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Among people born in 1916, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 67Before him are Richard Fleischer, Carl Johan Bernadotte, Georg Henrik von Wright, Michael Gough, Hassan Gouled Aptidon, and Sterling Hayden. After him are Léo Ferré, Luis Corvalán, Bernard Blier, Betty Grable, Zein Al-Sharaf Talal, and Giorgio Bassani. Among people deceased in 1997, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 74Before him are Mate Boban, Maria Prymachenko, Miguel Najdorf, André Franquin, Fela Kuti, and Uzi Narkiss. After him are Hugo Gunckel Lüer, Alparslan Türkeş, Gunpei Yokoi, Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Héctor Yazalde, and Teiichi Matsumaru.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 326 out of 1,694Before him are Stefan Wyszyński (1901), Heinz Reinefarth (1903), Bolesław IV the Curly (1120), Lestek (870), Jerzy Stuhr (1947), and Mieszko III the Old (1126). After him are Walther Nehring (1892), Kurt Tank (1898), Ewald Georg von Kleist (1700), Kurt Schumacher (1895), Mieczysław Weinberg (1919), and Eberhard von Mackensen (1889).


Among soccer players born in Poland, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 7Before him are Miroslav Klose (1978), Robert Lewandowski (1988), Grzegorz Lato (1950), Zbigniew Boniek (1956), Udo Lattek (1935), and Kazimierz Deyna (1947). After him are Lukas Podolski (1985), Włodzimierz Lubański (1947), Włodzimierz Smolarek (1957), Jerzy Dudek (1973), Andrzej Szarmach (1950), and Wolfgang Weber (1944).