Henry Carlsson

1917 - 1999

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Nils Gustav Henry "Garvis" Carlsson (29 October 1917 – 28 May 1999), was a Swedish professional footballer who played as a forward. He represented AIK, Stade Français, and Atletico Madrid during a club career that spanned between 1939 and 1953. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Carlsson has received more than 37,445 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry Carlsson is the 2,018th most popular soccer player (up from 2,488th in 2019), the 588th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 707th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Henry Carlsson ranks 2,018 out of 21,273Before him are Sergio Romero, Masujiro Nishida, Steve Mandanda, Mohamed Al-Deayea, Teizo Takeuchi, and George Kobayashi. After him are Ulrich Biesinger, Paulo Autuori, Miho Kaneda, Thomas Vermaelen, Nemanja Matić, and Abdelmajid Chetali.

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Among people born in 1917, Henry Carlsson ranks 203Before him are Gloria Fuertes, Minoru Chiaki, Yvette Chauviré, Knut Haugland, Virginia Grey, and R. G. Armstrong. After him are Leandro Remondini, Helen Suzman, Kriangsak Chamanan, Domenico Bartolucci, Abdel Rahman Badawi, and Betty Holberton. Among people deceased in 1999, Henry Carlsson ranks 156Before him are Grete Stern, Carlos Hathcock, Josefina Pla, Minoru Chiaki, Riccardo Cucciolla, and Rudolf Kárpáti. After him are Tatevik Sazandaryan, Alfred Bickel, Art Farmer, Zuleykha Seyidmammadova, Jehan Buhan, and Charles Crichton.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Henry Carlsson ranks 588 out of 1,879Before him are Ricky Bruch (1946), Fredrik Henrik af Chapman (1721), Tore Sjöstrand (1921), Bror Mellberg (1923), Nils Ramm (1903), and Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland (1984). After him are Knut Kroon (1906), Kent Karlsson (1945), Björn Granath (1946), Bengt Ekerot (1920), Lina Sandell (1832), and Olle Anderberg (1919).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Henry Carlsson ranks 42Before him are Sune Andersson (1921), Arne Selmosson (1931), Hasse Jeppson (1925), Sven Axbom (1926), Sven Jonasson (1909), and Bror Mellberg (1923). After him are Knut Kroon (1906), Kent Karlsson (1945), Gustav Wetterström (1911), Gösta Dunker (1905), Ragnar Gustavsson (1907), and Karl-Erik Palmér (1929).