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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 96,673 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Lajos Tichy is the 435th most popular soccer player (up from 735th in 2019), the 191st most popular biography from Hungary (up from 245th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Hungarian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Lajos Tichy ranks 435 out of 16,880Before him are Víctor Valdés, Pablo Dorado, Yukio Tsuda, Tokizo Ichihashi, Salvatore Schillaci, and Luis del Sol. After him are Quini, Harry Gregg, Masanori Tokita, Gianluca Vialli, Ian Rush, and Simone Inzaghi.

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Among people born in 1935, Lajos Tichy ranks 99Before him are Julian Glover, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Dominique Venner, Valeri Kubasov, Judd Hirsch, and Luis del Sol. After him are Jerry Orbach, Tsutomu Hata, Jan Saudek, André Brink, John Phillips, and Robert Silverberg. Among people deceased in 1999, Lajos Tichy ranks 68Before him are Barış Manço, Saul Steinberg, DeForest Kelley, Charlotte Perriand, Moondog, and Victor Mature. After him are Paul Bowles, Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, Sebastian Haffner, Ilmari Juutilainen, Igor Netto, and Brion James.

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Among people born in Hungary, Lajos Tichy ranks 191 out of 866Before him are László Szabó (1917), Fajsz (900), Andrew Grove (1936), Máté Fenyvesi (1933), Valamir (420), and Zoltán of Hungary (896). After him are Attila József (1905), Michu Meszaros (1939), Hannah Szenes (1921), Margaret of Hungary (1175), András Schiff (1953), and Mór Jókai (1825).


Among soccer players born in Hungary, Lajos Tichy ranks 17Before him are Gyula Zsengellér (1915), Ferenc Bene (1944), Gyula Lóránt (1923), György Sárosi (1912), Ferenc Deák (1922), and Máté Fenyvesi (1933). After him are Mihály Lantos (1928), László Budai (1928), Jenő Buzánszky (1925), József Zakariás (1924), Ferenc Plattkó (1898), and Alfréd Schaffer (1893).