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 198,634 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Flórián Albert is the 55th most popular soccer player (down from 52nd in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Hungary (up from 67th in 2019) and the 5th 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 55 out of 16,923. Before him are Omar Sívori, Romário, Jairzinho, Arthur Friedenreich, Roberto Baggio, and David Beckham. After him are Stanley Matthews, Mircea Lucescu, Giacinto Facchetti, Paolo Rossi, Mario Kempes, and Leônidas.

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Among people born in 1941, Flórián Albert ranks 33Before him are Faye Dunaway, Dennis Ritchie, Václav Klaus, Ahmet Necdet Sezer, Ryan O'Neal, and Charlie Watts. After him are Laura Antonelli, Gheorghe Zamfir, Vivienne Westwood, Wolfgang Petersen, Ali Hassan al-Majid, and Ritchie Valens. Among people deceased in 2011, Flórián Albert ranks 21Before him are Ramiz Alia, Dennis Ritchie, Simon van der Meer, Ágota Kristóf, Burhanuddin Rabbani, and Gary Moore. After him are Sidney Lumet, John Barry, Diana Wynne Jones, Annie Girardot, Rudolf Mössbauer, and Necmettin Erbakan.

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Among people born in Hungary, Flórián Albert ranks 61 out of 696. Before him are Béla Guttmann (1899), Leo Szilard (1898), Paul Erdős (1913), Sándor Petőfi (1823), Coloman, King of Hungary (1070), and George de Hevesy (1885). After him are Albert Szent-Györgyi (1893), Michael Curtiz (1886), Géza II of Hungary (1130), Béla II of Hungary (1108), Andrew I of Hungary (1010), and Stephen III of Hungary (1147).


Among soccer players born in Hungary, Flórián Albert ranks 5Before him are Ferenc Puskás (1927), László Kubala (1927), Sándor Kocsis (1929), and Béla Guttmann (1899). After him are Nándor Hidegkuti (1922), Zoltán Czibor (1929), József Bozsik (1925), Gyula Grosics (1926), Gusztáv Sebes (1906), György Sárosi (1912), and Gyula Lóránt (1923).