Lajos Tichy

1935 - 1999

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Lajos Tichy (21 March 1935 – 6 January 1999), nicknamed "The Nation's Bomber", was a Hungarian footballer. He is the most prolific goalscorer in total matches in recorded history according to RSSSF with over 1912 goals scored in over 1301 matches and the most prolific goalscorer in total matches in one season in recorded history according to RSSSF with 201 goals scored in 85 matches. He played for the club Budapest Honvéd FC, scoring 247 goals in 320 league games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lajos Tichy has received more than 79,226 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Lajos Tichy is the 735th most popular soccer player (down from 640th in 2019), the 245th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 228th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Hungarian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Lajos Tichy ranks 735 out of 16,923Before him are Simone Inzaghi, Friaça, Gordon Milne, Kiyonosuke Marutani, Demetrio Albertini, and Sven Rydell. After him are Helmuth Duckadam, Giovane Élber, Ángel Labruna, Adolfo Pedernera, Félix Miélli Venerando, and Klaus Allofs.

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Among people born in 1935, Lajos Tichy ranks 144Before him are Mohamed Choukri, Roger B. Chaffee, Charles Koch, Walter De Maria, Samak Sundaravej, and Ghita Nørby. After him are Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Michael Walzer, Kurt Westergaard, Herb Alpert, Seymour Cassel, and Norbert Blüm. Among people deceased in 1999, Lajos Tichy ranks 89Before him are Giant Baba, Michel Petrucciani, Brion James, Pierre Bézier, George Mosse, and Moondog. After him are Dennis W. Sciama, András Hegedüs, Hendrick Chin A Sen, Oscar Cullmann, Pierre Clémenti, and Carlos Romero.

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Among people born in Hungary, Lajos Tichy ranks 245 out of 696Before him are János Göröcs (1939), Isidor Gunsberg (1854), József Antall (1932), George Tabori (1914), László Bárdossy (1890), and Mickey Hargitay (1926). After him are John G. Kemeny (1926), Stephan Burián von Rajecz (1851), András Hegedüs (1922), Imre Steindl (1839), Péter Esterházy (1950), and Pál Csernai (1932).


Among soccer players born in Hungary, Lajos Tichy ranks 21Before him are Jenő Buzánszky (1925), Mihály Lantos (1928), László Budai (1928), Ferenc Bene (1944), József Zakariás (1924), and János Göröcs (1939). After him are Pál Csernai (1932), Ferenc Plattkó (1898), Géza Toldi (1909), Péter Palotás (1929), Károly Palotai (1935), and Lippo Hertzka (1904).