Michel Hidalgo

1933 - 2020

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Michel François Hidalgo (22 March 1933 – 26 March 2020) was a French professional footballer and manager. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michel Hidalgo has received more than 119,331 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Michel Hidalgo is the 592nd most popular soccer player (down from 183rd in 2019), the 2,310th most popular biography from France (down from 1,238th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Soccer Player.

Michel Hidalgo is most famous for his role in the Mexican War of Independence. He was a general in the army, and led his forces to victory in many battles.

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Among soccer players, Michel Hidalgo ranks 592 out of 16,880Before him are Antonio Di Natale, Sakae Takahashi, Setsu Sawagata, Juan Román Riquelme, Jorge Burruchaga, and Nobuyuki Oishi. After him are Bernd Hölzenbein, Edoardo Reja, Christian Vieri, Jenő Buzánszky, Daniele Massaro, and Rogério Ceni.

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Among people born in 1933, Michel Hidalgo ranks 143Before him are Otto Barić, Charlie Wilson, Cissy Houston, Félicien Kabuga, Dan Flavin, and Julie Newmar. After him are Ludovico Scarfiotti, Marcos Alonso, Miloš Milutinović, Viktor Patsayev, Hossein Nasr, and Sam Jones. Among people deceased in 2020, Michel Hidalgo ranks 139Before him are Manolis Glezos, Albert Memmi, Dyanne Thorne, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Paik Sun-yup, and Borys Paton. After him are Robert Conrad, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Linda Cristal, Benjamin Mkapa, Vyacheslav Kebich, and Mario Bunge.

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In France

Among people born in France, Michel Hidalgo ranks 2,310 out of 6,011Before him are Adémar de Chabannes (989), Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Navarre (1363), Paul Adam (1862), Fred Vargas (1957), Bernadette Lafont (1938), and Philippe de Gaulle (1921). After him are Marie Victoire de Noailles (1688), Rudolf Schmundt (1896), Philippe, Duke of Vendôme (1655), Jean-Paul Laurens (1838), Roman Opałka (1931), and Jean Daniélou (1905).


Among soccer players born in France, Michel Hidalgo ranks 32Before him are Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (1989), Emmanuel Petit (1970), Robert Pires (1973), Bixente Lizarazu (1969), Bruno Metsu (1954), and Gonzalo Higuaín (1987). After him are Paul Pogba (1993), Eric Abidal (1979), Hervé Renard (1968), Yvon Douis (1935), N'Golo Kanté (1991), and Lucien Muller (1934).