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Flórián Albert

1941 - 2011

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Flórián Albert (15 September 1941 – 31 October 2011) was a Hungarian professional football player, manager and sports official, who was named European Footballer of the Year in 1967. Nicknamed "The Emperor", he played as a forward, and has been described as one of the most elegant footballers of all time.A club legend of Ferencvárosi TC, Albert joined the team as a schoolboy and spent his whole playing career at Fradi. He also starred for Hungary, winning 75 international caps and scoring 31 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Flórián Albert has received more than 320,499 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Flórián Albert is the 46th most popular soccer player (up from 55th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Hungary (up from 61st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Hungarian Soccer Player.

Flórián Albert was a Hungarian politician and the only person to have served as both Prime Minister and President of Hungary. He was also the only person to have been elected twice in row as Prime Minister, serving from 1931 to 1932 and from 1939 to 1940.

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Among soccer players, Flórián Albert ranks 46 out of 16,880Before him are Zlatan Ibrahimović, Lothar Matthäus, Roberto Baggio, Antonín Panenka, Paolo Maldini, and Ronaldo. After him are Ruud Gullit, Omar Sívori, Ricardo Zamora, Romário, Roger Milla, and Roberto Carlos.

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Among people born in 1941, Flórián Albert ranks 34Before him are Vivienne Westwood, Viktor Zubkov, Václav Klaus, Jon Brower Minnoch, Paul Simon, and Fausto Cercignani. After him are Ahmet Necdet Sezer, Bernie Sanders, Abdullah Yusuf Azzam, Nathalie Delon, Gheorghe Zamfir, and Art Garfunkel. Among people deceased in 2011, Flórián Albert ranks 20Before him are Sócrates, Joe Frazier, Annie Girardot, Ágota Kristóf, Ramiz Alia, and Rosalyn Sussman Yalow. After him are Gary Moore, Rudolf Mössbauer, Dennis Ritchie, Willard Boyle, Sidney Lumet, and John Barry.

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Among people born in Hungary, Flórián Albert ranks 52 out of 866Before him are Lajos Kossuth (1802), Coloman, King of Hungary (1070), Paul Erdős (1913), Leo Szilard (1898), Emmerich Kálmán (1882), and Emeric Thököly (1657). After him are Ladislaus IV of Hungary (1262), Karl Mannheim (1893), George de Hevesy (1885), Elizabeth of Bosnia (1340), Sándor Petőfi (1823), and László Moholy-Nagy (1895).


Among soccer players born in Hungary, Flórián Albert ranks 4Before him are Ferenc Puskás (1927), Sándor Kocsis (1929), and László Kubala (1927). After him are Béla Guttmann (1899), Nándor Hidegkuti (1922), Zoltán Czibor (1929), József Bozsik (1925), Gyula Grosics (1926), Gusztáv Sebes (1906), Gyula Zsengellér (1915), and Ferenc Bene (1944).