Sándor Kocsis

1929 - 1979

Sándor Kocsis

Sándor Péter Kocsis (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈʃaːndor ˈpeːtɛr ˈkot͡ʃiʃ]; 21 September 1929 – 22 July 1979) was a Hungarian footballer who played for Ferencváros TC, Budapest Honvéd, Young Fellows Zürich, FC Barcelona and Hungary as a striker. During the 1950s, along with Ferenc Puskás, Zoltán Czibor, József Bozsik and Nándor Hidegkuti, he was a member of the Mighty Magyars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sándor Kocsis has received more than 375,136 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 25th most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Sándor Kocsis ranks 25 out of 13,233Before him are Didi, Just Fontaine, Francisco Gento, Zico, Luis Suárez, and Lionel Messi. After him are Sócrates, László Kubala, Gunnar Nordahl, Raymond Kopa, Vavá, and Ruud Gullit.

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Among people born in 1929, Sándor Kocsis ranks 26Before him are Irene Papas, Chet Baker, Oriana Fallaci, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Max von Sydow, and Tigran Petrosian. After him are Yayoi Kusama, Murray Gell-Mann, Hafizullah Amin, Djalma Santos, Imelda Marcos, and Graham Hill. Among people deceased in 1979, Sándor Kocsis ranks 10Before him are Giuseppe Meazza, Talcott Parsons, Jean Renoir, Nino Rota, Jean Monnet, and Dennis Gabor. After him are Mika Waltari, Hanna Reitsch, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Hafizullah Amin, Ludvík Svoboda, and Agostinho Neto.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Sándor Kocsis ranks 35 out of 500Before him are Jadwiga of Poland (1374), Mary, Queen of Hungary (1371), Ernő Rubik (1944), Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (1868), Béla III of Hungary (1148), and Eugene Wigner (1902). After him are László Bíró (1899), László Kubala (1927), Emeric, King of Hungary (1174), Elizabeth of Luxembourg (1409), Coloman, King of Hungary (1070), and Joseph Pulitzer (1847).


Among soccer players born in Hungary, Sándor Kocsis ranks 2Before him are Ferenc Puskás (1927). After him are László Kubala (1927), Béla Guttmann (1899), Flórián Albert (1941), Nándor Hidegkuti (1922), Zoltán Czibor (1929), József Bozsik (1925), Gyula Grosics (1926), Gusztáv Sebes (1906), György Sárosi (1912), and Imre Schlosser (1889).

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