Jean Nicolas

1913 - 1978

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Jean Edouard Marie Nicolas (9 June 1913 – 8 September 1978) was a French international footballer who played as a striker. Born in Nanterre, Nicolas played club football for FC Rouen, and appeared in the 1934 and 1938 World Cup squads for France, and scored two goals in the 1938 edition of the tournament. He scored a total of 21 goals in 25 international games between 1933 and 1938, making him the twelfth-highest goalscorer for France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Nicolas has received more than 33,194 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jean Nicolas is the 1,558th most popular soccer player (down from 1,149th in 2019), the 3,648th most popular biography from France (down from 3,031st in 2019) and the 76th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Jean Nicolas ranks 1,558 out of 16,880Before him are Victor Pițurcă, Erwin Vandenbergh, Lajos Csordás, Momčilo Vukotić, Karl-Heinz Riedle, and Kees Kist. After him are Agustín Sauto Arana, Júlio Baptista, Béla Sárosi, Amedeo Biavati, Vlastimil Kopecký, and Klaus Toppmöller.

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Among people born in 1913, Jean Nicolas ranks 187Before him are Luis Miró, Woody Herman, Géza Kalocsay, Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, Carl-Henning Pedersen, and Joe Simon. After him are Roberto Porta, Harald Edelstam, Earle Meadows, Barrington Moore Jr., Erich Eliskases, and Aisha Abd al-Rahman. Among people deceased in 1978, Jean Nicolas ranks 141Before him are Liane Augustin, Roman Karmen, Claude Dauphin, Mária Mednyánszky, Jerzy Kuryłowicz, and Robert Menzies. After him are Luo Ruiqing, Costante Girardengo, Eric Frank Russell, Leigh Brackett, Gotthard Handrick, and Vladimir Mikhailovich Myasishchev.

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Among people born in France, Jean Nicolas ranks 3,648 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Jacques Marcel (1931), Jean Clair (1940), Charles Julien Brianchon (1783), André Blondel (1863), Antoine Duhamel (1925), and Célestine Galli-Marié (1840). After him are Félix Tisserand (1845), Eugène Simon (1848), Ratramnus (800), Marcel Langiller (1908), Marcel Moyse (1889), and Jean de Thévenot (1633).


Among soccer players born in France, Jean Nicolas ranks 76Before him are Robert Jonquet (1925), Willy Sagnol (1977), Christophe Galtier (1966), István Nyers (1924), Blaise Matuidi (1987), and Jean-Jacques Marcel (1931). After him are Marcel Langiller (1908), Claude Abbes (1927), Grégory Coupet (1972), Hatem Ben Arfa (1987), André-Pierre Gignac (1985), and Edmond Delfour (1907).