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Kim Sung-gan

1912 - 1984

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Kim Sung-gan (Korean: 김성간, November 17, 1912 – May 19, 1984) was a South Korean footballer. Born in Pyongyang (known at the time as "Heijō"), he played for Japan national team in 1940. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Sung-gan has received more than 10,185 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 51 in 2019). Kim Sung-gan is the 408th most popular soccer player (down from 369th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from North Korea (down from 33rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular North Korean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Kim Sung-gan ranks 408 out of 16,880Before him are Émerson Leão, Ronnie Hellström, Artur Jorge, Lukas Podolski, Steven Gerrard, and Tofiq Bahramov. After him are Yanosuke Watanabe, Youri Djorkaeff, Ken Noritake, Guti, John Charles, and José Sánchez del Río.

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Among people born in 1912, Kim Sung-gan ranks 95Before him are Philibert Tsiranana, Jean Améry, Jiří Trnka, Igor Markevitch, György Sárosi, and Fritz Klingenberg. After him are Melita Norwood, Petar Stambolić, Samuel Fuller, Axel Springer, Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, and Nereo Rocco. Among people deceased in 1984, Kim Sung-gan ranks 64Before him are Mark W. Clark, Walter Tevis, Marcel Janco, George Gallup, Yigael Yadin, and Pierre Gemayel. After him are Andy Kaufman, Richard Brautigan, Kevin A. Lynch, Branko Ćopić, He Zizhen, and Faina Ranevskaya.

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In North Korea

Among people born in North Korea, Kim Sung-gan ranks 52 out of 146Before him are Dongcheon of Goguryeo (209), Mobon of Goguryeo (30), Choi Hong Hi (1918), Sukjong of Goryeo (1054), Gogukcheon of Goguryeo (150), and Yejong of Goryeo (1079). After him are Injong of Goryeo (1109), Kim Chaek (1903), Deokjong of Goryeo (1016), Sindae of Goguryeo (89), Chadae of Goguryeo (71), and Seonjong of Goryeo (1049).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In North Korea

Among soccer players born in North Korea, Kim Sung-gan ranks 3Before him are Lee Yoo-hyung (1911) and Kim Yong-sik (1910). After him are Pak Doo-ik (1943), Pak Seung-zin (1941), Kim Jong-hun (1956), Yang Song-guk (1944), Im Shung-hwi (1946), Ji Yun-nam (1976), Hong Yong-jo (1982), Ri Myong-guk (1986), and Kim Yong-jun (1983).