Kenzo Ohashi

1934 - 2015

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Kenzo Ohashi (大橋 謙三, Ohashi Kenzo, April 21, 1934 – December 21, 2015) was a Japanese football player and manager. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenzo Ohashi has received more than 7,191 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Kenzo Ohashi is the 171st most popular soccer player (up from 359th in 2019), the 193rd most popular biography from Japan (up from 434th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

Kenzo Ohashi is most famous for being the first Japanese-born player to play in the NHL. He was born in Japan and moved to Canada when he was just four years old. He played for the New York Rangers, and was one of the first Japanese players to play in the NHL.

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Among soccer players, Kenzo Ohashi ranks 171 out of 16,923. Before him are Gyula Grosics, Zizinho, Peter Schmeichel, Nagayasu Honda, Didier Deschamps, and Luís Figo. After him are Duncan Edwards, Kiyoo Kanda, Vahid Halilhodžić, Carles Rexach, Dražan Jerković, and Yoshio Okada.

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Among people born in 1934, Kenzo Ohashi ranks 66Before him are Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler, Hans Hollein, Marty Feldman, Rudolf Schuster, Udo Jürgens, and Bengt I. Samuelsson. After him are Ingvar Carlsson, Marshall Rosenberg, Carlo Rubbia, Heng Samrin, Robert Moog, and Yoshio Furukawa. Among people deceased in 2015, Kenzo Ohashi ranks 60Before him are Khaled al-Asaad, Cynthia Lennon, Yevgeny Primakov, Francesco Rosi, Assia Djebar, and Fatema Mernissi. After him are Louis Jourdan, Marshall Rosenberg, Setsuko Hara, Robert Loggia, Richard F. Heck, and Ruth Rendell.

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Among people born in Japan, Kenzo Ohashi ranks 193 out of 5,560. Before him are Emperor Tenji (626), Ashikaga Takauji (1305), Naoto Kan (1946), Nagayasu Honda (null), Masahiko Kimura (1917), and Yohji Yamamoto (1943). After him are Kyu Sakamoto (1941), Ryuichi Sakamoto (1952), Emperor Seimu (83), Kiyoo Kanda (1900), Emperor Richū (336), and Edogawa Ranpo (1894).


Among soccer players born in Japan, Kenzo Ohashi ranks 14Before him are Yasukazu Tanaka (1933), Saizo Saito (1908), Hiroaki Sato (1932), Hirokazu Ninomiya (1917), Kazu Naoki (1918), and Nagayasu Honda (null). After him are Kiyoo Kanda (1900), Yoshio Okada (1926), Shiro Misaki (null), Yoshio Furukawa (1934), Hideo Sakai (1909), and Jiro Miyake (1900).