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Ernst Wilimowski

1916 - 1997

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Ernest Otton Wilimowski (German: Ernst Otto Willimowski, 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 96,674 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Ernst Wilimowski is the 340th most popular soccer player (up from 453rd in 2019), the 320th most popular biography from Poland (up from 348th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Polish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 340 out of 16,880Before him are Fukusaburo Harada, Iván Zamorano, Horst Eckel, Dida, Gaetano Scirea, and Pedro Rocha. After him are Vujadin Boškov, Ivo Viktor, Elías Figueroa, Deco, Jean Djorkaeff, and Osamu Yamaji.

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Among people born in 1916, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 72Before him are Ray Conniff, Bernard Blier, James B. Donovan, Carl Johan Bernadotte, Pérez Prado, and Giorgio Bassani. After him are Mercedes McCambridge, Stjepan Filipović, Jane Jacobs, Moondog, Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, and Constantin Virgil Gheorghiu. Among people deceased in 1997, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 74Before him are Fela Kuti, Yevgeny Khaldei, Son Sen, George Wald, Mate Boban, and Alparslan Türkeş. After him are Giuseppe De Santis, Manfred von Ardenne, Hugo Gunckel Lüer, Samuel Fuller, Gunpei Yokoi, and Hastings Banda.

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Among people born in Poland, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 320 out of 1,454Before him are Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste Sofie of Neuburg (1693), Józef Elsner (1769), Bolesław V the Chaste (1226), Sophie of Pomerania (1498), Alfred Korzybski (1879), and Heinz Reinefarth (1903). After him are Johann Daniel Titius (1729), Otto Mueller (1874), Stefan Czarniecki (1599), Robert Luther (1822), Yisrael Kristal (1903), and Maria Szymanowska (1789).


Among soccer players born in Poland, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 8Before him are Miroslav Klose (1978), Robert Lewandowski (1988), Grzegorz Lato (1950), Zbigniew Boniek (1956), Sepp Piontek (1940), and Kazimierz Deyna (1947). After him are Lukas Podolski (1985), Włodzimierz Lubański (1947), Andrzej Szarmach (1950), Jerzy Dudek (1973), Wolfgang Weber (1944), and Jan Tomaszewski (1948).