Helmut Schön

1915 - 1996

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Helmut Schön (15 September 1915 in Dresden, Germany – 23 February 1996 in Wiesbaden, Germany) was a German football player and manager. He is best remembered for his exceptional career as manager of the West German national team in four consecutive World Cup tournaments, including winning the title in 1974, losing in the final in 1966, and coming in third in 1970. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helmut Schön has received more than 118,262 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Helmut Schön is the 123rd most popular soccer player (up from 132nd in 2019), the 854th most popular biography from Germany (up from 859th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Helmut Schön ranks 123 out of 16,923. Before him are Filippo Inzaghi, Ademir de Menezes, Kenny Dalglish, Hisataka Okamoto, Daniel Passarella, and Miroslav Klose. After him are Sandro Mazzola, Kunishige Kamamoto, Bert Trautmann, Luis Monti, Bobby Moore, and Fabio Cannavaro.

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Among people born in 1915, Helmut Schön ranks 34Before him are Robert A. Dahl, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Brother Roger, Bob Kane, Robert Hofstadter, and Shoichi Yokoi. After him are Norman Foster Ramsey Jr., Aziz Nesin, Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, Chung Ju-yung, W. Arthur Lewis, and Clifford Shull. Among people deceased in 1996, Helmut Schön ranks 37Before him are Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Marcel Carné, Ademir de Menezes, Claudette Colbert, P. L. Travers, and Timothy Leary. After him are Nevill Francis Mott, Masaki Kobayashi, António de Spínola, Virginia Henderson, Victor Ambartsumian, and Georges Duby.

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Among people born in Germany, Helmut Schön ranks 854 out of 5,289. Before him are Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse (1868), Karl Rahner (1904), Rudolf Otto (1869), Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg (1371), Johannes Frießner (1892), and Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795). After him are Emanuel Schikaneder (1751), Philip William, Elector Palatine (1615), Bert Trautmann (1923), Gerhard von Scharnhorst (1755), Maria of Yugoslavia (1900), and Hermann of Reichenau (1013).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Helmut Schön ranks 13Before him are Oliver Kahn (1969), Fritz Walter (1920), Jürgen Klinsmann (1964), Rudi Völler (1960), Berti Vogts (1946), and Harald Schumacher (1954). After him are Bert Trautmann (1923), Günter Netzer (1944), Wolfgang Overath (1943), Helmut Rahn (1929), Felix Magath (1953), and Michael Ballack (1976).

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