Harald Nielsen

1941 - 2015

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Harald Ingemann Nielsen (26 October 1941 – 11 August 2015) was a Danish footballer who played as a forward. He played professionally for Italian club Bologna F.C. where he was the league top scorer (capocannoniere) in Bologna's 1964 Serie A championship winning season. Harald Nielsen played 14 games for the Denmark national team in 1959 and 1960, scoring 15 goals, and he was known as Guld-Harald (Gold-Harald). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harald Nielsen has received more than 86,177 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Harald Nielsen is the 885th most popular soccer player (up from 966th in 2019), the 269th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 284th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Harald Nielsen ranks 885 out of 16,880Before him are Branko Stanković, Julinho, Pablo Aimar, Michihiro Ozawa, Álvaro Morata, and Marcelo Salas. After him are Yukio Shimomura, Horst-Dieter Höttges, Sergio Goycochea, Patrick Battiston, Metin Oktay, and Philippe Troussier.

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Among people born in 1941, Harald Nielsen ranks 217Before him are George Clinton, Carla Gravina, Boris Vallejo, Félix Rodríguez, Patricio Guzmán, and Paul Kantner. After him are Emmett Till, David Lewis, Robert Guéï, Leonid Kizim, George Pell, and Josep Maria Fusté. Among people deceased in 2015, Harald Nielsen ranks 143Before him are Halldór Ásgrímsson, Franco Interlenghi, Carl Djerassi, Joshua Fishman, Michael Graves, and Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. After him are Ellsworth Kelly, Chris Squire, Egon Bahr, Renzo Zorzi, Vicente Aranda, and Elena Obraztsova.

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Among people born in Denmark, Harald Nielsen ranks 269 out of 893Before him are Ernst Reuter (1889), Christian Eriksen (1992), Hans Tausen (1494), Jon Dahl Tomasson (1976), Richeza of Denmark (1174), and Ulrich Thomsen (1963). After him are Louise Rasmussen (1815), Peter C. Gøtzsche (1949), Holger Pedersen (1867), Edgar Aabye (1865), Sigmundur Brestisson (961), and Valdemar the Young (1209).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, Harald Nielsen ranks 9Before him are Richard Møller Nielsen (1937), Poul Nielsen (1891), Preben Elkjær (1957), Søren Lerby (1958), Christian Eriksen (1992), and Jon Dahl Tomasson (1976). After him are Henning Jensen (1949), Kenneth Zohore (1994), John Hansen (1924), Sophus Nielsen (1888), Frank Arnesen (1956), and Simon Kjær (1989).