Gérard Houllier

1947 - 2020

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Gérard Paul Francis Houllier OBE (French pronunciation: ​[ʒeʁaʁ ulje]; 3 September 1947 – 14 December 2020) was a French professional football manager and player. Clubs he managed include Paris Saint-Germain, Lens and Liverpool, where he won the FA Cup, League Cup, FA Charity Shield, UEFA Cup and UEFA Super Cup in 2001. He then guided Lyon to two French titles, before announcing his resignation on 25 May 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gérard Houllier has received more than 1,263,093 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Gérard Houllier is the 80th most popular coach (down from 70th in 2019), the 1,972nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,774th in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Coach.

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Among coaches, Gérard Houllier ranks 80 out of 329Before him are Matthias Sammer, Rafael Benítez, Unai Emery, Siniša Mihajlović, Roberto Donadoni, and Andreas Köpke. After him are Jorge Sampaoli, Luciano Spalletti, Walter Zenga, Lars Lagerbäck, Guy Thys, and Željko Obradović.

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Among people born in 1947, Gérard Houllier ranks 122Before him are Gyanendra of Nepal, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Roger De Vlaeminck, Princess Christina of the Netherlands, Mykola Azarov, and Ted Danson. After him are Greg Lake, Jaume Cabré, Alan Dale, Glenn Tipton, Zdeněk Zeman, and Christian Jacq. Among people deceased in 2020, Gérard Houllier ranks 167Before him are Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, Jack Charlton, Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, Nexhmije Pagarusha, Pierre Nkurunziza, and Emilio Caprile. After him are Jean Raspail, Cecil Bødker, Julian Bream, Pierino Prati, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, and Stanisław Kania.

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In France

Among people born in France, Gérard Houllier ranks 1,972 out of 5,234Before him are Marie-Christine Barrault (1944), Robert Brasillach (1909), Ernst Robert Curtius (1886), Jean Meslier (1664), Jean François Paul de Gondi (1613), and Claude Sautet (1924). After him are Alexandre Brongniart (1770), Jean Raspail (1925), Simone Simon (1911), Princess Elisabeth of Savoy (1800), André Claveau (1911), and Louise Abbéma (1853).

Among COACHES In France

Among coaches born in France, Gérard Houllier ranks 4Before him are Arsène Wenger (1949), Jean-Pierre Papin (1963), and Roger Lemerre (1941). After him are Claude Puel (1961), Paul Le Guen (1964), Raynald Denoueix (1948), Élie Baup (1955), and Frédéric Antonetti (1961).