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Ivan Eklind

1905 - 1981

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Ivan Henning Hjalmar Eklind (October 15, 1905 – July 23, 1981) was a football referee from Sweden known for refereeing the 1934 FIFA World Cup Final between Italy and Czechoslovakia in Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Eklind has received more than 31,330 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ivan Eklind is the 1,117th most popular soccer player (down from 1,002nd in 2019), the 433rd most popular biography from Sweden (down from 391st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ivan Eklind ranks 1,117 out of 16,880Before him are Dennis Viollet, Raúl Albiol, David de Gea, Ivica Olić, José Antonio Reyes, and Giancarlo Antognoni. After him are Josip Katalinski, Mats Hummels, Francisco Aramburu, Vladimir Durković, Iñaki Sáez, and Bertil Nordahl.

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Among people born in 1905, Ivan Eklind ranks 158Before him are Colin Clark, Robert Stevenson, Ángel Bossio, André Cluytens, Manuel Ferreira, and Paul Grimault. After him are Bobby Pearce, Joan Coromines, Leo Genn, Georges Schehadé, Eugen Sänger, and Aurelio González. Among people deceased in 1981, Ivan Eklind ranks 106Before him are Roman Rudenko, Zdeněk Burian, Norman Taurog, Marcel Bezençon, Mostafa Chamran, and Boris Polevoy. After him are Lydia Lopokova, Jim Davis, Princess Marina Petrovna of Russia, Allan Dwan, Terry Fox, and Agniya Barto.

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Among people born in Sweden, Ivan Eklind ranks 433 out of 1,612Before him are Arvid Lindman (1862), John Ljunggren (1919), Nils von Kantzow (1885), Erik Ivar Fredholm (1866), Gideon Ståhlberg (1908), and Emma Wiklund (1968). After him are Johan Tobias Sergel (1740), Bertil Nordahl (1917), Gösta Pettersson (1940), Carl Charlier (1862), Lars Gustafsson (1936), and Stefan Persson (1947).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Ivan Eklind ranks 20Before him are Sven Rydell (1905), Kalle Svensson (1925), Tore Keller (1905), Erik Nilsson (1916), Bengt Gustavsson (1928), and Kennet Andersson (1967). After him are Bertil Nordahl (1917), Björn Nordqvist (1942), Martin Dahlin (1968), Sune Andersson (1921), Tomas Brolin (1969), and Orvar Bergmark (1930).