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Henri Michel

1947 - 2018

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Henri Louis Michel (28 October 1947 – 24 April 2018) was a French football player and coach. He played as a midfielder for Nantes and the France national team, and later went on to coach various clubs and national teams all over the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Michel has received more than 204,287 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Henri Michel is the 460th most popular soccer player (up from 599th in 2019), the 1,996th most popular biography from France (up from 2,193rd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular French Soccer Player.

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  • 56.21

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Henri Michel ranks 460 out of 16,880Before him are Emerich Jenei, Nereo Rocco, Juan Sebastián Verón, Zdeněk Zeman, Mihály Lantos, and Patrick Vieira. After him are Seki Matsunaga, Alejandro Sabella, Gian Piero Gasperini, Wim Suurbier, Kenzo Ohashi, and Seishiro Shimatani.

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Among people born in 1947, Henri Michel ranks 133Before him are Margaret Chan, Edu Coimbra, Nick Castle, Christian Jacq, Zdeněk Zeman, and Ljupko Petrović. After him are Ángel Nieto, Kevin Farrell, Greg Lake, Su Tseng-chang, Va'aletoa Sualauvi II, and H. Robert Horvitz. Among people deceased in 2018, Henri Michel ranks 99Before him are Whitey Bulger, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Tsukasa Hosaka, Joseph Kobzon, Quini, and Dennis Nilsen. After him are Belisario Betancur, Nicanor Parra, Uri Avnery, Bruno Sammartino, Richard Pipes, and Gennady Rozhdestvensky.

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In France

Among people born in France, Henri Michel ranks 1,996 out of 6,011Before him are Marguerite Long (1874), Louis, Duke of Vendôme (1612), John III, Duke of Brittany (1286), Pierre Paul Émile Roux (1853), Prince Sixtus Henry of Bourbon-Parma (1940), and Guillaume Dupuytren (1777). After him are Robert Surcouf (1773), Guillaume Bigourdan (1851), Sophie Blanchard (1778), Recceswinth (620), Gaspard Ulliel (1984), and Patrick Tambay (1949).


Among soccer players born in France, Henri Michel ranks 22Before him are Jean Djorkaeff (1939), Henri Delaunay (1883), Guy Roux (1938), Fabien Barthez (1971), Alain Giresse (1952), and Youri Djorkaeff (1968). After him are Olivier Giroud (1986), Samir Nasri (1987), Nicolas Anelka (1979), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (1989), Emmanuel Petit (1970), and Robert Pires (1973).