Ernst Wilimowski

1916 - 1997

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Ernest Otton Wilimowski (German: Ernst Otto Willimowski, born Ernst Otto Prandella, nicknamed "Ezi") (23 June 1916 – 30 August 1997) was a German–Polish football player, 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 77,315 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Ernst Wilimowski is the 453rd most popular soccer player (down from 418th in 2019), the 348th most popular biography from Poland (up from 360th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Polish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 453 out of 16,923Before him are Kakuichi Mimura, Claudio Caniggia, Juan Sebastián Verón, Milan Galić, Nobuyuki Oishi, and Henrik Larsson. After him are Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, Henri Delaunay, Pedro Petrone, Shigeyoshi Suzuki, Gianfranco Zola, and Andrés Escobar.

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Among people born in 1916, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 76Before him are Luis Corvalán, Archduke Felix of Austria, Rafael Caldera, Bernard Blier, Giorgio Bassani, and James B. Donovan. After him are Sterling Hayden, Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, James Herriot, Yekaterina Budanova, Luigi Comencini, and Julio César Turbay Ayala. Among people deceased in 1997, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 79Before him are Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Virgilio Barco Vargas, Alparslan Türkeş, Manfred von Ardenne, Bo Widerberg, and François Furet. After him are Stig Anderson, Giuseppe De Santis, Walter Gotell, Gunpei Yokoi, Samuel Fuller, and Michael Hutchence.

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Among people born in Poland, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 348 out of 1,231Before him are Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg (1755), Jan Długosz (1415), Magdalena Abakanowicz (1930), Samuel Goldwyn (1879), Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz (1893), and Mieszko III the Old (1126). After him are Artur Schnabel (1882), Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska (1834), Myechyslaw Hryb (1938), Joachim Kroll (1933), Józef Beck (1894), and Johann Daniel Titius (1729).


Among soccer players born in Poland, Ernst Wilimowski ranks 8Before him are Grzegorz Lato (1950), Udo Lattek (1935), Zbigniew Boniek (1956), Sepp Piontek (1940), Robert Lewandowski (1988), and Kazimierz Deyna (1947). After him are Lukas Podolski (1985), Włodzimierz Lubański (1947), Jerzy Dudek (1973), Andrzej Szarmach (1950), Wolfgang Weber (1944), and Jan Tomaszewski (1948).