Shigemaru Takenokoshi

1906 - 1980

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Shigemaru Takenokoshi (竹腰 重丸, Takenokoshi Shigemaru, February 15, 1906 – October 6, 1980) was a Japanese football player, manager, and referee. He played for Japan national team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shigemaru Takenokoshi has received more than 13,719 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Shigemaru Takenokoshi is the 541st most popular soccer player (down from 387th in 2019), the 570th most popular biography from Japan (down from 460th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Shigemaru Takenokoshi ranks 541 out of 16,923Before him are Christian Vieri, Michihiro Ozawa, Mario Mandžukić, Takeo Takahashi, Yumi Umeoka, and Miho Kaneda. After him are Ferenc Bene, Ricardo Quaresma, Edu Coimbra, Dino Sani, Carlos Bianchi, and Juan Román Riquelme.

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Among people born in 1906, Shigemaru Takenokoshi ranks 106Before him are Philippe Halsman, Denis de Rougemont, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, George Sanders, William Joyce, and Dita Parlo. After him are Junio Valerio Borghese, José Figueres Ferrer, Jean Dieudonné, Pierre Fournier, Berthold, Margrave of Baden, and Jack Churchill. Among people deceased in 1980, Shigemaru Takenokoshi ranks 84Before him are Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, Tadao Takayama, Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff, Marino Marini, Ida Kamińska, and Masayoshi Ōhira. After him are Olga Chekhova, Farrokhroo Parsa, Dixie Dean, Lil Dagover, Gabriel González Videla, and Joy Adamson.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shigemaru Takenokoshi ranks 570 out of 5,560Before him are Michihiro Ozawa (1932), Takeo Takahashi (1947), Masayoshi Ōhira (1910), Yumi Umeoka (1950), Tsutomu Hata (1935), and Miho Kaneda (1950). After him are Emperor Suzaku (923), Emperor Shirakawa (1053), Shinran (1173), Empress Masako (1963), Victoria Principal (1950), and Yoshida Kenkō (1283).


Among soccer players born in Japan, Shigemaru Takenokoshi ranks 121Before him are Kiyoshi Tomizawa (1943), Shigeru Takahashi (null), Michihiro Ozawa (1932), Takeo Takahashi (1947), Yumi Umeoka (1950), and Miho Kaneda (1950). After him are Tadahiko Ueda (1947), Shojiro Sugimura (1905), Tatsuya Shiji (1938), Eizo Yuguchi (1945), Taizo Kawamoto (1914), and Mitsuo Kamata (1937).