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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 61,365 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Hugo Meisl is the 553rd most popular soccer player (down from 533rd in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 224th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Czech Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Hugo Meisl ranks 553 out of 16,880Before him are Paulo Sousa, Emmanuel Petit, Robert Pires, Leonel Sánchez, Masao Uchino, and Giorgio Chiellini. After him are Ally McCoist, Igor Belanov, Domingos da Guia, David Luiz, Ahmed Faras, and Bixente Lizarazu.

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Among people born in 1881, Hugo Meisl ranks 72Before him are Ramón Grau, Kim Kyu-sik, King Oliver, Augustin Bea, H. H. Kung, and Hermann Ehrhardt. After him are Louis Trousselier, Hans Wilsdorf, Adolfo de la Huerta, Hakaru Hashimoto, Albert Gleizes, and Sergey Kamenev. Among people deceased in 1937, Hugo Meisl ranks 60Before him are Iona Yakir, Attila József, Alikhan Bukeikhanov, Horacio Quiroga, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky, and Gabriel Pierné. After him are Evgeny Pashukanis, Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, William Sealy Gosset, Elihu Root, Paul Émile Chabas, and Takeo Wakabayashi.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Hugo Meisl ranks 250 out of 973Before him are Prince Rupert of the Rhine (1619), Erhard Raus (1889), Karel Reisz (1926), Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria (1862), Helena Vondráčková (1947), and Jan Hammer (1948). After him are Spytihněv II, Duke of Bohemia (1031), Antonio Rosetti (1746), Silvia Saint (1976), Vincenz Priessnitz (1799), Dominik Duka (1943), and Gabriel von Max (1840).


Among soccer players born in Czechia, Hugo Meisl ranks 13Before him are Jan Koller (1973), Ivo Viktor (1942), Petr Čech (1982), Sigfried Held (1942), Antonín Puč (1907), and Zdeněk Zeman (1947). After him are Viliam Schrojf (1931), Adolf Scherer (1938), Svatopluk Pluskal (1930), Karel Poborský (1972), Milan Baroš (1981), and Jiří Čadek (1935).