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Lucien Laurent

1907 - 2005

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucien Laurent has received more than 142,449 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Lucien Laurent is the 119th most popular soccer player (down from 96th in 2019), the 1,005th most popular biography from France (down from 891st in 2019) and the 6th 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 119 out of 16,880Before him are Dani Alves, Filippo Inzaghi, Nils Liedholm, Fernando Santos, Kunishige Kamamoto, and Luigi Riva. After him are Bobby Robson, Carles Puyol, Cafu, Ko Arima, Kaká, and Miroslav Klose.

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Among people born in 1907, Lucien Laurent ranks 44Before him are Giovanna of Italy, Compay Segundo, Erich Mielke, Daniel Bovet, Barbara Stanwyck, and Pujie. After him are Varlam Shalamov, Lee Miller, Henri-Georges Clouzot, H. L. A. Hart, Roman Shukhevych, and Lê Duẩn. Among people deceased in 2005, Lucien Laurent ranks 38Before him are Max Schmeling, Moustapha Akkad, Anne Bancroft, Joseph Rotblat, Ibrahim Ferrer, and George Dantzig. After him are Robert Wise, Brother Roger, Birgit Nilsson, Ahmed Deedat, John Fowles, and Hunter S. Thompson.

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In France

Among people born in France, Lucien Laurent ranks 1,005 out of 6,011Before him are Jean Rochefort (1930), Claude Cahun (1894), Robert I, Count of Artois (1216), René Girard (1923), Antoine Galland (1646), and Charles-Marie Widor (1844). After him are Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656), René II, Duke of Lorraine (1451), Claude of France (1547), Jacques Hadamard (1865), Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813), and Clotilde of France (1759).


Among soccer players born in France, Lucien Laurent ranks 6Before him are Zinedine Zidane (1972), Michel Platini (1955), Raymond Kopa (1931), Eric Cantona (1966), and Thierry Henry (1977). After him are Didier Deschamps (1968), Franck Ribéry (1983), Karim Benzema (1987), Laurent Blanc (1965), Aimé Jacquet (1941), and Antoine Griezmann (1991).