Shoichi Nishimura

1912 - 1998

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Shoichi Nishimura (西邑 昌一, Nishimura Shōichi, 1912 – March 22, 1998) was a Japanese football player and manager. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shoichi Nishimura has received more than 7,824 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Shoichi Nishimura is the 232nd most popular soccer player (down from 179th in 2019), the 247th most popular biography from Japan (down from 220th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

Shoichi Nishimura is most famous for the discovery of the Nishimura-Ogura syndrome, which is a genetic disorder that causes mental retardation and seizures.

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Among soccer players, Shoichi Nishimura ranks 232 out of 16,923Before him are Ilija Petković, Udo Lattek, Osamu Yamaji, Gusztáv Sebes, Rinat Dasayev, and Amancio Amaro. After him are Jair Marinho, Samuel Eto'o, Luis Enrique, Toshio Hirabayashi, Paul Van Himst, and Zbigniew Boniek.

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Among people born in 1912, Shoichi Nishimura ranks 62Before him are Pat Nixon, John Payne, George Emil Palade, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, Julius Axelrod, and Ertuğrul Osman. After him are Princess Deokhye, Hermann Graf, José Ferrer, Arne Næss, A. E. van Vogt, and Hugh Griffith. Among people deceased in 1998, Shoichi Nishimura ranks 38Before him are André Weil, Wolf Vostell, Maurice Bucaille, Martha Gellhorn, Alan Hodgkin, and Nizar Qabbani. After him are Alan J. Pakula, Derek Barton, Nguyễn Ngọc Loan, Imi Lichtenfeld, Allan MacLeod Cormack, and Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche.

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Among people born in Japan, Shoichi Nishimura ranks 247 out of 5,560Before him are Suzuki Harunobu (1725), Yanosuke Watanabe (null), Masaru Ibuka (1908), Osamu Yamaji (1929), Hijikata Toshizō (1835), and Katsura Tarō (1848). After him are Toshio Hirabayashi (null), Masatoshi Koshiba (1926), Emperor Ankō (401), Masanori Tokita (1925), Mōri Motonari (1497), and Tamotsu Asakura (null).


Among soccer players born in Japan, Shoichi Nishimura ranks 36Before him are Takashi Takabayashi (1931), Masao Nozawa (null), Yukio Goto (null), Haruo Arima (null), Yanosuke Watanabe (null), and Osamu Yamaji (1929). After him are Toshio Hirabayashi (null), Masanori Tokita (1925), Tamotsu Asakura (null), Yukio Tsuda (1917), Kazuyoshi Miura (1967), and Takehiko Kawanishi (1938).