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 79,475 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Harald Nielsen is the 966th most popular soccer player (down from 858th in 2019), the 284th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 254th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Danish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Harald Nielsen ranks 966 out of 16,923Before him are Andrej Kvašňák, Mitsuo Kato, Baltazar Maria de Morais Júnior, Ugo Locatelli, Roy Keane, and José Antonio Reyes. After him are Hiroji Imamura, Ricardo Carvalho, Marc-André ter Stegen, Alfred Körner, Marcelo Salas, and Walter Samuel.

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Among people born in 1941, Harald Nielsen ranks 215Before him are Edmund Stoiber, Salvador Sadurní, John Henry Schwarz, Gianfranco Terenzi, Anna Tomowa-Sintow, and Vladimir Lyakhov. After him are Eugène Terre'Blanche, Leonid Kizim, Robert Guéï, Eric Braeden, Takayuki Kuwata, and Daniel Schmid. Among people deceased in 2015, Harald Nielsen ranks 149Before him are Joshua Fishman, Wim Ruska, Edgar Froese, Chea Sim, Movita Castaneda, and Hans Erni. After him are Søren Kam, Sergio Sollima, Egon Bahr, Valentin Rasputin, Chris Squire, and Richard Anthony.

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Among people born in Denmark, Harald Nielsen ranks 284 out of 783Before him are Poul Nielsen (1891), Georg Mohr (1640), Ingeborg of Denmark, Queen of Norway (1244), Thomas Vinterberg (1969), Thomas Kingo (1634), and Robert Jacobsen (1912). After him are Holger Pedersen (1867), Søren Kam (1921), Jens Baggesen (1764), Tony Rominger (1961), Viggo Larsen (1880), and Hedwig of Denmark (1581).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, Harald Nielsen ranks 9Before him are Allan Simonsen (1952), Preben Elkjær (1957), Søren Lerby (1958), John Hansen (1924), Jon Dahl Tomasson (1976), and Poul Nielsen (1891). After him are Frank Arnesen (1956), Henning Jensen (1949), Kim Vilfort (1962), Sophus Nielsen (1888), Christian Eriksen (1992), and Nicklas Bendtner (1988).