Orlando Peçanha

1935 - 2010

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Orlando Peçanha de Carvalho (20 September 1935 – 10 February 2010), known simply as Orlando, was a Brazilian footballer who played defender. During his club career he played for Vasco da Gama (1955–1960), Boca Juniors (1960–1964) and Santos (1965–1967). He was part of the Brazilian team that won the 1958 FIFA World Cup, and also participated in the 1966 FIFA World Cup as the vice captain of the team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Orlando Peçanha has received more than 13,982 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Orlando Peçanha is the 554th most popular soccer player (down from 471st in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 125th in 2019) and the 57th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Orlando Peçanha ranks 554 out of 16,923. Before him are Carlos José Castilho, José Manuel Moreno, Emmanuel Petit, Max Morlock, Hans Schäfer, and Mesut Özil. After him are Tadahiko Ueda, Marcelo, Herbert Kilpin, Ubaldo Fillol, Igor Belanov, and Santos Iriarte.

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Among people born in 1935, Orlando Peçanha ranks 115Before him are Peter Schreier, Ján Popluhár, Tsutomu Hata, Chaim Topol, Marc Augé, and Donald P. Bellisario. After him are Franco Citti, Mário Coluna, Wang Hongwen, Paul H. O'Neill, Lyudmila Chernykh, and Diane Ladd. Among people deceased in 2010, Orlando Peçanha ranks 80Before him are Irvin Kershner, Satoshi Kon, Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, Eddie Fisher, Ariel Ramírez, and Sigmar Polke. After him are Theo Albrecht, Robert Culp, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Peter Graves, Miguel Delibes, and Malcolm McLaren.

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Among people born in Brazil, Orlando Peçanha ranks 136 out of 1,947. Before him are Pepe (1983), Infante Sebastian of Portugal and Spain (1811), Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli (1910), Edu Coimbra (1947), Dino Sani (1932), and Carlos José Castilho (1927). After him are Marcelo (1988), Roberto Burle Marx (1909), Carlos Pace (1944), Eurico Gaspar Dutra (1883), Raí (1965), and Aleijadinho (1738).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Orlando Peçanha ranks 57Before him are Émerson Leão (1949), Zé Roberto (1974), Pepe (1983), Edu Coimbra (1947), Dino Sani (1932), and Carlos José Castilho (1927). After him are Marcelo (1988), Raí (1965), Aldair (1965), Oscar (1954), Aymoré Moreira (1912), and Thiago Silva (1984).