George Knobel

1922 - 2012

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George Knobel (10 December 1922 – 5 May 2012) was a Dutch football manager.Knobel was born and died in Roosendaal. He was the coach of the Netherlands national team for 15 matches (9 wins, 1 draw, 5 losses) from 1974 to 1976. During his period the Dutch finished third at the European Championship of 1976. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Knobel has received more than 39,085 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). George Knobel is the 985th most popular soccer player (up from 1,423rd in 2019), the 419th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 544th in 2019) and the 48th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

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Over the past year George Knobel has had the most page views in the with 4,217 views, followed by Dutch (3,501), and Chinese (1,161). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (61.14%), West Frisian (53.39%), and Spanish (24.42%)


Among soccer players, George Knobel ranks 985 out of 21,273Before him are Tadao Kobayashi, Esteban Cambiasso, Baltazar Maria de Morais Júnior, Anton Ondruš, Willi Schulz, and Aleksandar Tirnanić. After him are Mario Götze, Paulo Cézar Caju, Milan Baroš, Motoo Tatsuhara, Marco Verratti, and Karl Koller.

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Among people born in 1922, George Knobel ranks 174Before him are Maila Nurmi, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, Manshuk Mametova, Otl Aicher, John Edward Williams, and Esther Brand. After him are Raymond Franz, Hammer DeRoburt, Jean Malaurie, Hilarion Capucci, Michel Henry, and Khiuaz Dospanova. Among people deceased in 2012, George Knobel ranks 137Before him are Gae Aulenti, Thomas Szasz, Sally Ride, Georgi Lozanov, Iajuddin Ahmed, and Lakshmi Sahgal. After him are Pavel Grachev, Georges Mathieu, John Atta Mills, Lisa Della Casa, Besse Cooper, and Josef Škvorecký.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, George Knobel ranks 419 out of 1,646Before him are Ronald de Boer (1970), Caspar van Wittel (1653), Adriaen van de Venne (1589), Jordi Cruyff (1974), Jan Janssonius (1588), and Co Adriaanse (1947). After him are Adriaan Blaauw (1914), Frits Bolkestein (1933), Matthias Stom (1600), Johannes Willebrands (1909), Barend Biesheuvel (1920), and Cornelis van Poelenburgh (1594).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, George Knobel ranks 48Before him are Sjaak Swart (1938), Faas Wilkes (1923), Theo de Jong (1947), Hakim Ziyech (1993), Ronald de Boer (1970), and Jordi Cruyff (1974). After him are Virgil van Dijk (1991), Rinus Israël (1942), Dick Nanninga (1949), Jaap Eden (1873), Pierre van Hooijdonk (1969), and Dick van Dijk (1946).