Santiago Bernabéu Yeste

1895 - 1978

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Santiago Bernabéu de Yeste (Spanish pronunciation: [sanˈtjaɣo βeɾnaˈβew ˈʝeste]; 8 June 1895 – 2 June 1978) was a Spanish footballer who played for Real Madrid as a forward, and is one of the most important men in Real Madrid's history.He is generally considered the one to whom much of the credit can be given for transforming Real Madrid into one of the most successful football clubs in Spain and in Europe. The team's current stadium is named in his honour. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Santiago Bernabéu Yeste has received more than 431,818 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Santiago Bernabéu Yeste is the 15th most popular soccer player (up from 17th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Spain (up from 73rd in 2019) and the most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

Santiago Bernabéu Yeste is most famous for being the president of Real Madrid, a football club in Spain.

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Among soccer players, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste ranks 15 out of 16,923. Before him are Diego Maradona, Lev Yashin, Giuseppe Meazza, Zinedine Zidane, Cesare Maldini, and George Best. After him are Zico, Michel Platini, Just Fontaine, Didi, Luis Suárez, and Mário Zagallo.

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Among people born in 1895, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste ranks 9Before him are Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Juan Perón, Anna Freud, Richard Sorge, Buster Keaton, and Jiddu Krishnamurti. After him are Nikolai Yezhov, Mikhail Bakhtin, Max Horkheimer, J. Edgar Hoover, Ernst Jünger, and Paul Hindemith. Among people deceased in 1978, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste ranks 7Before him are Pope John Paul I, Pope Paul VI, Golda Meir, Aram Khachaturian, Kurt Gödel, and Adolf Dassler. After him are Jacques Brel, Aldo Moro, Giorgio de Chirico, Ramón Mercader, Margaret Mead, and Umberto Nobile.

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Among people born in Spain, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste ranks 61 out of 2,595. Before him are John of the Cross (1542), Ramon Llull (1232), Lope de Vega (1562), Abd al-Rahman III (889), Bartolomé de las Casas (1484), and Michael Servetus (1509). After him are Amancio Ortega (1936), Juan Ponce de León (1460), Isabella II of Spain (1830), Magnus Maximus (335), Francisco de Zurbarán (1598), and Martial (40).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste ranks 1After him are Luis Suárez (1935), Francisco Gento (1933), Ricardo Zamora (1901), Miguel Muñoz (1922), Quique Setién (1958), Telmo Zarra (1921), Iker Casillas (1981), Carles Puyol (1978), Carles Rexach (1947), Xavi (1980), and Joaquín Peiró (1936).