Max Euwe

1901 - 1981

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Machgielis "Max" Euwe (Dutch: [ˈøːʋə]; May 20, 1901 – November 26, 1981) was a Dutch chess player, mathematician, author, and chess administrator. He was the fifth player to become World Chess Champion, a title he held from 1935 until 1937. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Euwe has received more than 296,397 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Max Euwe is the 10th most popular chess player, the 44th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 41st in 2019) and the most popular Dutch Chess Player.

Max Euwe is most famous for being the first person to win the world chess championship three times.

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Among chess players, Max Euwe ranks 10 out of 376Before him are Mikhail Tal, Alexander Alekhine, José Raúl Capablanca, Mikhail Botvinnik, Emanuel Lasker, and Tigran Petrosian. After him are Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov, François-André Danican Philidor, Viktor Korchnoi, Vasily Smyslov, and Adolf Anderssen.

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Among people born in 1901, Max Euwe ranks 26Before him are Vittorio De Sica, André Malraux, Princess Märtha of Sweden, Margaret Mead, Joaquín Rodrigo, and Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester. After him are Simon Kuznets, Andrey Vlasov, Milton H. Erickson, Ernest Lawrence, Ricardo Zamora, and Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej. Among people deceased in 1981, Max Euwe ranks 6Before him are Bob Marley, Anwar Sadat, Jacques Lacan, Albert Speer, and Moshe Dayan. After him are William Wyler, Hans Adolf Krebs, Marcel Breuer, Frederica of Hanover, Soong Ching-ling, and Natalie Wood.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Max Euwe ranks 44 out of 1,209Before him are Willebrord Snellius (1580), William II of the Netherlands (1792), Ronald Koeman (1963), Peter Debye (1884), Theo van Doesburg (1883), and Thomas Bernhard (1931). After him are Johan de Witt (1625), Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1870), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Louis van Gaal (1951), Paul Verhoeven (1938), and Jacob Roggeveen (1659).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among chess players born in Netherlands, Max Euwe ranks 1After him are Jan Timman (1951).