Horst Eckel

1932 - 2021

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Horst Eckel (8 February 1932 – 3 December 2021) was a German footballer. He was part of the West Germany national team that won the 1954 FIFA World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Horst Eckel has received more than 101,683 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Horst Eckel is the 799th most popular soccer player (down from 335th in 2019), the 2,394th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,595th in 2019) and the 68th most popular German Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Horst Eckels by language

Over the past year Horst Eckel has had the most page views in the with 42,208 views, followed by English (10,431), and Italian (3,273). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Romanian (90.43%), Southern Azerbaijani (75.29%), and Basque (54.49%)


Among soccer players, Horst Eckel ranks 799 out of 21,273Before him are Ignacio Zoco, Todor Veselinović, Mauro Icardi, Yoshio Fujiwara, Bernard Vukas, and Luigi Allemandi. After him are Antonio Juliano, Luis Otero, Patrick M'Boma, Preguinho, Kepa Arrizabalaga, and Hugo Gatti.

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Among people born in 1932, Horst Eckel ranks 162Before him are Nichelle Nichols, Spyros Kyprianou, József Antall, Félix Malloum, Pentti Linkola, and Frances E. Allen. After him are Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Bill Foulkes, Karen Demirchyan, José Saraiva Martins, Helmut Griem, and Joel Grey. Among people deceased in 2021, Horst Eckel ranks 162Before him are Elgin Baylor, Matthew Festing, Ed Asner, Lucía Hiriart, Dani Karavan, and Vladimir Menshov. After him are Rodney Alcala, Jaan Kaplinski, Ronald Inglehart, Jozef Vengloš, Bob Dole, and Andrey Myagkov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Horst Eckel ranks 2,394 out of 7,253Before him are Johann Christian Reil (1759), Armin Hary (1937), Princess Maria Christina of Saxony (1770), Duke John Albert of Mecklenburg (1857), Stephen the Posthumous (1236), and Peter Schöffer (1420). After him are Hans Litten (1903), Princess Viktoria of Prussia (1866), Helmut Lachenmann (1935), Johanna Budwig (1908), William I, Margrave of Meissen (1343), and Julius Plücker (1801).


Among soccer players born in Germany, Horst Eckel ranks 68Before him are Joachim Streich (1951), Jérôme Boateng (1988), Marc-André ter Stegen (1992), Stefan Effenberg (1968), Stefan Kuntz (1962), and Klaus Allofs (1956). After him are Hans Tilkowski (1935), Winfried Schäfer (1950), Thomas Häßler (1966), Michael Rummenigge (1964), Antonio Rüdiger (1993), and Jürgen Sparwasser (1948).