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 109,970 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Michel Hidalgo is the 183rd most popular soccer player (up from 652nd in 2019), the 1,241st most popular biography from France (up from 2,284th in 2019) and the 10th most popular French 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 183 out of 16,923Before him are Yoshio Okada, Ruud Krol, Neymar, Shiro Misaki, Dennis Bergkamp, and Felix Magath. After him are Yoshio Furukawa, Tostão, Hideo Sakai, Careca, Jiro Miyake, and Xavi.

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Among people born in 1933, Michel Hidalgo ranks 76Before him are Cormac McCarthy, Robert Shavlakadze, Horst Buchholz, Fouad Mebazaa, Peter Mansfield, and Richard R. Ernst. After him are Mathieu Kérékou, John Mayall, Elizabeth Montgomery, Godfried Danneels, David Hamilton, and Jeremy Brett. Among people deceased in 2020, Michel Hidalgo ranks 85Before him are James Randi, Carl Reiner, Kim Ki-duk, John Saxon, Trini Lopez, and Vittorio Gregotti. After him are Joaquín Peiró, Peter Green, Daniel arap Moi, Robert Conrad, Betty Williams, and Ilija Petković.

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Among people born in France, Michel Hidalgo ranks 1,241 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Pierre Papin (1963), Rosa Bonheur (1822), Marie Laurencin (1883), Charles Boyer (1899), Jean Giono (1895), and Jules de Polignac (1780). After him are Vincent d'Indy (1851), Roger Etchegaray (1922), Georges Duby (1919), Antipope Gregory VIII (1100), Michel de Certeau (1925), and Henri Désiré Landru (1869).


Among soccer players born in France, Michel Hidalgo ranks 10Before him are Eric Cantona (1966), Lucien Laurent (1907), Thierry Henry (1977), Aimé Jacquet (1941), Laurent Blanc (1965), and Didier Deschamps (1968). After him are Raymond Domenech (1952), Franck Ribéry (1983), Fabien Barthez (1971), Karim Benzema (1987), David Trezeguet (1977), and Antoine Griezmann (1991).