Robert Herbin

1939 - 2020

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Robert Herbin (30 March 1939 – 27 April 2020) was a French football defender and manager. A one-club man as a player AS Saint-Étienne, he later managed the team for eleven years. He won five Ligue 1 titles as a player and four as a manager, and his team lost the 1976 European Cup Final to FC Bayern Munich at Hampden Park.Born in Paris, he moved to Nice as a child as his father played trombone at the Opéra de Nice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Herbin has received more than 50,303 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Robert Herbin is the 803rd most popular soccer player (up from 1,766th in 2019), the 2,599th most popular biography from France (up from 3,076th in 2019) and the 34th most popular French Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Robert Herbin ranks 803 out of 16,923Before him are Minoru Kobata, Everaldo, Delio Onnis, Julinho, Humberto Maschio, and Mari Miyamoto. After him are Knut Nordahl, Pál Csernai, Mauro Camoranesi, Jordi Cruyff, Tore Keller, and Marc Wilmots.

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Among people born in 1939, Robert Herbin ranks 176Before him are Glauber Rocha, Barbara Liskov, Ignacio Zoco, Paul Gleason, Hércules Brito Ruas, and Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi. After him are James Burton, Peter Mayle, Elena Obraztsova, Joseph Vilsmaier, Allen Garfield, and John Tong Hon. Among people deceased in 2020, Robert Herbin ranks 250Before him are Norbert Blüm, Ignacio Trelles, Julio Anguita, Guido Messina, Shirley Douglas, and Robert Fisk. After him are Richard Anuszkiewicz, Richard Herd, Mesut Yılmaz, Rocky Johnson, Marc Fumaroli, and Amfilohije Radović.

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Among people born in France, Robert Herbin ranks 2,599 out of 5,234Before him are Marcel Griaule (1898), Blanche of France, Duchess of Orléans (1328), Jean-Baptiste Tavernier (1605), Marie Thérèse de Bourbon (1666), Roger Walkowiak (1927), and André Messager (1853). After him are Henri Pélissier (1889), Michel Bouquet (1925), Peter Julian Eymard (1811), Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (1198), Fernand Crommelynck (1886), and Georges Cadoudal (1771).


Among soccer players born in France, Robert Herbin ranks 34Before him are Lucien Muller (1934), Jacques Simon (1941), Rudi Garcia (1964), Robert Pires (1973), Felice Borel (1914), and Kylian Mbappé (1998). After him are Philippe Troussier (1955), Roger Piantoni (1931), Patrick Battiston (1957), Gabriel Hanot (1889), Djibril Cissé (1981), and Jean Vincent (1930).