Roger Bocquet

1921 - 1994

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Roger Bocquet (9 April 1921 – 10 March 1994) was a Swiss footballer during the 1940s and 1950s. He played as a half-back and was a participant at the 1950 FIFA World Cup and 1954 FIFA World Cup. He insisted on playing during the 1954 World Cup (and played all four matches) despite suffering from a brain tumour. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Bocquet has received more than 19,218 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Roger Bocquet is the 2,816th most popular soccer player (down from 2,304th in 2019), the 503rd most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 451st in 2019) and the 27th most popular Swiss Soccer Player.

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Over the past year Roger Bocquet has had the most page views in the with 2,624 views, followed by German (874), and Italian (656). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (120.00%), Egyptian Arabic (53.13%), and Southern Azerbaijani (44.93%)


Among soccer players, Roger Bocquet ranks 2,816 out of 21,273Before him are Víctor Fernández, Hugo Almeida, Davide Astori, Bülent Eken, Regillio Simons, and Robert Sara. After him are Mario Boljat, Eike Immel, Peter Withe, Jovan Aćimović, Allal Benkassou, and Mirko Vučinić.

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Among people born in 1921, Roger Bocquet ranks 305Before him are Steve Allen, Karen Hoff, Ernest Gold, Dominique Mbonyumutwa, Liz Smith, and Bernard Lown. After him are Ilse Werner, Abdelmalek Benhabyles, Tony Scott, Isabella Bashmakova, George Nader, and Ferenc Karinthy. Among people deceased in 1994, Roger Bocquet ranks 241Before him are William Higinbotham, Grisha Filipov, Harry Saltzman, Alan Helffrich, Julio Ramón Ribeyro, and Ira Murchison. After him are Arati Saha, Gennady Voronov, Willem Jacob Luyten, Alain Daniélou, Bud Houser, and Frank Belknap Long.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Roger Bocquet ranks 503 out of 1,015Before him are Simon Ammann (1981), Johann Jakob Breitinger (1701), John Isaac Briquet (1870), Émil Goeldi (1859), Eugen Huber (1849), and Louis Ruchonnet (1834). After him are Giuseppe Lepori (1902), Ernst Wetter (1877), Konrad Stäheli (1931), René Bader (1922), Willy Jäggi (1906), and Patrick Moraz (1948).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Switzerland

Among soccer players born in Switzerland, Roger Bocquet ranks 27Before him are Heinz Hermann (1958), Alexander Frei (1979), Severino Minelli (1909), Urs Fischer (1966), Anton Allemann (1936), and Roger Vonlanthen (1930). After him are René Bader (1922), Willy Jäggi (1906), Ciriaco Sforza (1970), Alain Geiger (1960), Kubilay Türkyilmaz (1967), and Heinz Schneiter (1935).