John Hansen

1924 - 1990

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John Angelo Valdemar Østergaard Hansen, known simply as John Hansen, (24 June 1924 – 12 January 1990) was a Danish footballer who played as a forward. He played professionally for seven years in Italy: he scored 124 goals in 187 matches for Juventus F.C., and won two Serie A championships with the club, finishing as Capocannoniere top-goal scorer in the 1951–52 Serie A season; he later also played for Italian club S.S. Lazio. He won the 1944 Danish championship with childhood club BK Frem. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Hansen has received more than 104,845 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John Hansen is the 1,102nd most popular soccer player (down from 877th in 2019), the 305th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 271st in 2019) and the 12th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, John Hansen ranks 1,102 out of 16,880Before him are Jamie Vardy, Leonardo Jardim, Kenneth Zohore, Leonardo Bonucci, Lothar Emmerich, and Christian Panucci. After him are Son Heung-min, Manuel Ferreira, César Azpilicueta, Antonio Valentín Angelillo, Antônio Carlos Zago, and Tim.

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Among people born in 1924, John Hansen ranks 202Before him are Janet Frame, Jean-François Revel, Maurice Karnaugh, Riccardo Cucciolla, Nina Foch, and Mutesa II of Buganda. After him are Girija Prasad Koirala, George Segal, Ramón Castro Ruz, Juan Carlos González, Edwin Ernest Salpeter, and Wiel Coerver. Among people deceased in 1990, John Hansen ranks 126Before him are Jorge Bolet, Paul Ariste, Armand Hammer, Dodie Smith, Luís Carlos Prestes, and Juan José Arévalo. After him are Gordon Jackson, Magda Julin, Feng Youlan, Dámaso Alonso, Vasily Lazarev, and José Napoleón Duarte.

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Among people born in Denmark, John Hansen ranks 305 out of 893Before him are Agner Krarup Erlang (1878), Laurits Tuxen (1853), Torben Ulrich (1928), Henning Jensen (1949), Margrethe Vestager (1968), and Kenneth Zohore (1994). After him are Holger Drachmann (1846), Prince Gustav of Denmark (1887), Karl Verner (1846), Knud Enemark Jensen (1936), Princess Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1860), and Christian Frederik Hansen (1756).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, John Hansen ranks 12Before him are Søren Lerby (1958), Christian Eriksen (1992), Jon Dahl Tomasson (1976), Harald Nielsen (1941), Henning Jensen (1949), and Kenneth Zohore (1994). After him are Sophus Nielsen (1888), Frank Arnesen (1956), Simon Kjær (1989), Martin Braithwaite (1991), Kasper Schmeichel (1986), and Lars Høgh (1959).