Hugo Meisl

1881 - 1937

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Hugo Meisl (16 November 1881 – 17 February 1937), brother of the journalist Willy Meisl, was the multi-lingual football coach of the famous Austrian 'Wunderteam' of the early 1930s, as well as a referee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Meisl has received more than 45,108 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Hugo Meisl is the 533rd most popular soccer player (down from 414th in 2019), the 224th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 138th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Czech Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Hugo Meisl ranks 533 out of 16,923Before him are Ian Rush, Christian Karembeu, Shigeru Takahashi, Anghel Iordănescu, Ján Popluhár, and Tarcisio Burgnich. After him are Roberto Boninsegna, Christian Vieri, Michihiro Ozawa, Mario Mandžukić, Takeo Takahashi, and Yumi Umeoka.

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Among people born in 1881, Hugo Meisl ranks 69Before him are Muhammad VIII al-Amin, Otozō Yamada, Augustin Bea, Kim Kyu-sik, Vincenzo Lancia, and Ramón Grau. After him are Wilhelm Worringer, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Louis Trousselier, Hakaru Hashimoto, Curt Sachs, and Hermann Ehrhardt. Among people deceased in 1937, Hugo Meisl ranks 57Before him are Walter Simons, Diana Abgar, Keke Geladze, Iona Yakir, Horacio Quiroga, and Vincenzo Lancia. After him are Yevgeni Preobrazhensky, Evgeny Pashukanis, Rafael de Nogales Méndez, Gabriel Pierné, Richard Boleslawski, and William Sealy Gosset.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Hugo Meisl ranks 224 out of 839Before him are John Henry, Margrave of Moravia (1322), Zdeněk Zeman (1947), Hans Krása (1899), Pavel Haas (1899), Bořivoj II, Duke of Bohemia (1064), and Petr Ginz (1928). After him are Archduke Leopold Salvator of Austria (1863), Jaroslav Drobný (1921), Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria (1862), Guido Adler (1855), Jean-Gaspard Deburau (1796), and Erhard Raus (1889).


Among soccer players born in Czechia, Hugo Meisl ranks 13Before him are Sigfried Held (1942), Antonín Puč (1907), Ivo Viktor (1942), Jan Koller (1973), Petr Čech (1982), and Zdeněk Zeman (1947). After him are Viliam Schrojf (1931), Adolf Scherer (1938), Svatopluk Pluskal (1930), Milan Baroš (1981), Karel Poborský (1972), and Jiří Sobotka (1911).