Hans Schäfer

1927 - 2017

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Hans Schäfer (19 October 1927 – 7 November 2017) was a German footballer who played as an outside left. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Schäfer has received more than 88,905 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Hans Schäfer is the 552nd most popular soccer player (down from 541st in 2019), the 1,964th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,806th in 2019) and the 41st most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Hans Schäfer ranks 552 out of 16,923. Before him are Carlos Bianchi, Juan Román Riquelme, Carlos José Castilho, José Manuel Moreno, Emmanuel Petit, and Max Morlock. After him are Mesut Özil, Orlando Peçanha, Tadahiko Ueda, Marcelo, Herbert Kilpin, and Ubaldo Fillol.

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Among people born in 1927, Hans Schäfer ranks 115Before him are Lee Grant, Cecil Bødker, Stanisław Kania, Gerry Mulligan, Nguyễn Khánh, and Carlos José Castilho. After him are Coretta Scott King, Sabah, Paul Badura-Skoda, William Labov, Jorge Batlle, and Colin Davis. Among people deceased in 2017, Hans Schäfer ranks 119Before him are John Heard, George Young, Juan Goytisolo, Richard Anderson, Bill Paxton, and Tsutomu Hata. After him are Anne Golon, Robert James Waller, Quett Masire, Lyudmila Chernykh, Félix Mourinho, and Michael Parks.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Schäfer ranks 1,964 out of 5,289. Before him are Johann Baptist von Spix (1781), Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg (1759), Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg (1886), Max Morlock (1925), Wilhelm Worringer (1881), and Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel (1811). After him are Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen (1893), Mesut Özil (1988), Johannes R. Becher (1891), Sigmar Polke (1941), Louis IV, Elector Palatine (1424), and Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg (1780).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Hans Schäfer ranks 41Before him are Ottmar Walter (1924), Hans-Peter Briegel (1955), Bastian Schweinsteiger (1984), Thomas Müller (1989), Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck (1948), and Max Morlock (1925). After him are Mesut Özil (1988), Bernd Hölzenbein (1946), Dieter Müller (1954), Hans Tilkowski (1935), Jürgen Kohler (1965), and Manfred Kaltz (1953).