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 176,167 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Henri Michel is the 599th most popular soccer player (down from 490th in 2019), the 2,196th most popular biography from France (down from 2,008th in 2019) and the 27th most popular French Soccer Player.

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  • 28

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  • 2.86

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Among soccer players, Henri Michel ranks 599 out of 16,923Before him are Luis Cubilla, Agne Simonsson, Jürgen Kohler, Abedi Pele, Gonzalo Higuaín, and Isidro Lángara. After him are Manfred Kaltz, Roger Byrne, Paul Scholes, Silvio Marzolini, Philipp Lahm, and Aldair.

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Among people born in 1947, Henri Michel ranks 139Before him are Tadahiko Ueda, Kjell Magne Bondevik, Branko Oblak, Rob Reiner, Włodzimierz Lubański, and Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi. After him are John Adams, Jerzy Stuhr, Jeff Lynne, Nevio Scala, Ryo Kawasaki, and Oliver Dragojević. Among people deceased in 2018, Henri Michel ranks 110Before him are Paul Andreu, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Nicanor Parra, Lill-Babs, Michael Halliday, and Jozef Adamec. After him are Reinhard Hardegen, Per Kirkeby, Richard Pipes, Joseph Joffo, Lisbeth Palme, and Eunice Gayson.

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In France

Among people born in France, Henri Michel ranks 2,196 out of 5,234Before him are Peter John Olivi (1248), Gonzalo Higuaín (1987), Jacques-François Menou (1750), Louis Feuillade (1873), Dominique, comte de Cassini (1748), and Anselme Payen (1795). After him are Charles Diehl (1859), Robert Surcouf (1773), Adolphe Monticelli (1824), Jacques Villon (1875), Sébastien Japrisot (1931), and Yannick Noah (1960).


Among soccer players born in France, Henri Michel ranks 27Before him are Eric Abidal (1979), Nicolas Anelka (1979), Alain Giresse (1952), Emmanuel Petit (1970), Bixente Lizarazu (1969), and Gonzalo Higuaín (1987). After him are Lucien Muller (1934), Jacques Simon (1941), Rudi Garcia (1964), Robert Pires (1973), Felice Borel (1914), and Kylian Mbappé (1998).