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Nils Arne Eggen

1941 - 2022

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Nils Arne Eggen (17 September 1941 – 19 January 2022) was a Norwegian footballer, manager and teacher from Orkdal. Eggen was closely tied to Rosenborg, the club he managed for 23 years between 1970 and 2010. He is Norway's most successful club manager throughout history, having won the Norwegian top division fifteen times and the Norwegian Football Cup six times as a manager. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nils Arne Eggen has received more than 97,352 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Nils Arne Eggen is the 724th most popular soccer player (up from 2,479th in 2019), the 128th most popular biography from Norway (up from 305th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Norwegian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Nils Arne Eggen ranks 724 out of 16,880Before him are Ove Kindvall, Viktor Ponedelnik, Christoph Daum, Koji Funamoto, Gianluca Zambrotta, and Alfréd Schaffer. After him are Jürgen Sparwasser, Yoshio Fujiwara, Yumi Umeoka, Yaya Touré, Ian Callaghan, and Delio Onnis.

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Among people born in 1941, Nils Arne Eggen ranks 188Before him are Edmund Stoiber, Ignazio Giunti, Umberto Bossi, Dana Ivey, Esther Ofarim, and Anna Tomowa-Sintow. After him are Bohdan Stupka, İdil Biret, Federico Faggin, Steve Cropper, Jesse Jackson, and Reine Wisell. Among people deceased in 2022, Nils Arne Eggen ranks 104Before him are Henry Silva, Luigi De Magistris, Betty Davis, Nichelle Nichols, René de Obaldia, and Yvette Mimieux. After him are Julio Morales, Nora Nova, Mark Forest, Reine Wisell, David Cox, and Carmela Corren.

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Among people born in Norway, Nils Arne Eggen ranks 128 out of 927Before him are Ohthere of Hålogaland (900), Frits Thaulow (1847), Kjell Magne Bondevik (1947), Magnus Carlsen (1990), Mari Boine (1956), and Henrik Wergeland (1808). After him are Princess Märtha Louise of Norway (1971), Jørgen Moe (1813), Dagny Juel (1867), Haakon Magnusson of Norway (1068), Margit Sandemo (1924), and Ivar Ballangrud (1904).


Among soccer players born in Norway, Nils Arne Eggen ranks 2Before him are Ole Gunnar Solskjær (1973). After him are Alf-Inge Håland (1972), Jørgen Juve (1906), Arnfinn Bergmann (1928), Arne Brustad (1912), Nils Eriksen (1911), John Arne Riise (1980), Ståle Solbakken (1968), Thorbjørn Svenssen (1924), Sverre Hansen (1913), and Jørn Andersen (1963).