Lucien Laurent

1907 - 2005

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Lucien Laurent (10 December 1907 – 11 April 2005) was a French association football player who played as a forward. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucien Laurent has received more than 104,483 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Lucien Laurent is the 96th most popular soccer player (down from 82nd in 2019), the 894th most popular biography from France (down from 839th in 2019) and the 5th most popular French Soccer Player.

Lucien Laurent is most famous for being the first person to climb Mount Everest.

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Among soccer players, Lucien Laurent ranks 96 out of 16,923Before him are Bebeto, George Weah, Gabriel Batistuta, Telmo Zarra, Bobby Robson, and Leo Beenhakker. After him are Jürgen Klinsmann, Ivica Osim, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Rudi Völler, Nils Liedholm, and Zoltán Czibor.

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Among people born in 1907, Lucien Laurent ranks 39Before him are Compay Segundo, Hideki Yukawa, Otto Ohlendorf, Solomon Asch, Burgess Meredith, and Konstantinos Karamanlis. After him are Erich Mielke, Giovanna of Italy, Barbara Stanwyck, Daniel Bovet, Zarah Leander, and W. H. Auden. Among people deceased in 2005, Lucien Laurent ranks 31Before him are Ernst Mayr, Zdzisław Beksiński, Max Schmeling, Pat Morita, Joseph Rotblat, and Maria Schell. After him are Moustapha Akkad, John Fowles, Milton Obote, Birgit Nilsson, Ibrahim Ferrer, and George F. Kennan.

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Among people born in France, Lucien Laurent ranks 894 out of 5,234Before him are Edmond de Goncourt (1822), Gaston Doumergue (1863), Robert Guérin (1876), Robert IV of Sablé (1150), Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (1657), and Stéphane Audran (1932). After him are Alphonse Bertillon (1853), Heinrich Kramer (1430), Joan II, Countess of Burgundy (1292), Antoine Bourdelle (1861), Claude Joseph Vernet (1714), and Paul Landowski (1875).


Among soccer players born in France, Lucien Laurent ranks 5Before him are Zinedine Zidane (1972), Michel Platini (1955), Raymond Kopa (1931), and Eric Cantona (1966). After him are Thierry Henry (1977), Aimé Jacquet (1941), Laurent Blanc (1965), Didier Deschamps (1968), Michel Hidalgo (1933), Raymond Domenech (1952), and Franck Ribéry (1983).