Poul Nielsen

1891 - 1962

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Niels Poul "Tist" Nielsen (25 December 1891 – 9 August 1962) was a Danish footballer who is the joint all-time best goalscorer for the Denmark national team with 52 goals in 38 matches. Nielsen won a silver medal with the national team at the 1912 Summer Olympics. He played his career as a striker for Kjøbenhavns Boldklub, with whom he won six Danish football championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Poul Nielsen has received more than 156,312 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Poul Nielsen is the 917th most popular soccer player (down from 773rd in 2019), the 278th most popular biography from Denmark and the 8th most popular Danish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Poul Nielsen ranks 917 out of 16,923Before him are Panajot Pano, Pepe Reina, Philippe Coutinho, Luis Arconada, Keisuke Honda, and Viktor Ponedelnik. After him are Patrick Battiston, Pablo Aimar, Tommy Taylor, Erik Nilsson, Tita, and Gheorghe Popescu.

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Among people born in 1891, Poul Nielsen ranks 108Before him are Seth Barnes Nicholson, Otto Ciliax, Scott Bradley, Maksim Bahdanovič, Charley Patton, and Pietro Nenni. After him are Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Boris Iofan, Earl Warren, Juan Yagüe, David Sarnoff, and Carl Jacob Burckhardt. Among people deceased in 1962, Poul Nielsen ranks 85Before him are Mouloud Feraoun, Max Fabiani, Ricardo Rodríguez, Francisco Bru, Charles Galton Darwin, and Donald Lippincott. After him are M. Visvesvaraya, José Giral, Diego Martínez Barrio, Gary Hocking, Franz Kline, and Sükhbaataryn Yanjmaa.

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Among people born in Denmark, Poul Nielsen ranks 278 out of 783Before him are Caspar Bartholin the Younger (1655), Rued Langgaard (1893), Ulrich von Brockdorff-Rantzau (1869), Emil Aarestrup (1800), Jon Dahl Tomasson (1976), and Viggo Jensen (1874). After him are Georg Mohr (1640), Ingeborg of Denmark, Queen of Norway (1244), Thomas Vinterberg (1969), Thomas Kingo (1634), Robert Jacobsen (1912), and Harald Nielsen (1941).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, Poul Nielsen ranks 8Before him are Peter Schmeichel (1963), Allan Simonsen (1952), Preben Elkjær (1957), Søren Lerby (1958), John Hansen (1924), and Jon Dahl Tomasson (1976). After him are Harald Nielsen (1941), Frank Arnesen (1956), Henning Jensen (1949), Kim Vilfort (1962), Sophus Nielsen (1888), and Christian Eriksen (1992).