1915 - 1984

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Elba de Pádua Lima (20 February 1915 – 7 July 1984), best known by the nickname Tim, was a Brazilian footballer and coach. Tim was born in Rifaina, São Paulo. During his career, which spanned from 1931 to 1951, he played for Brazilian clubs Botafogo-SP, Portuguesa Santista, Fluminense, and Olaria; he won five Rio de Janeiro State Tournaments (1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim has received more than 117,487 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Tim is the 852nd most popular soccer player (down from 751st in 2019), the 211th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 185th in 2019) and the 88th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Tim ranks 852 out of 16,923Before him are Miralem Pjanić, Juan José Nogués, Francisco Bru, Jair da Rosa Pinto, Julio César Romero, and Luis Artime. After him are Adolf Scherer, Sergei Aleinikov, Fernando Paternoster, Pak Doo-ik, Mauro Tassotti, and Luigi Simoni.

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Among people born in 1915, Tim ranks 104Before him are Ghulam Ishaq Khan, Richard Hamming, Nguyễn Văn Linh, Willie Dixon, Artur London, and Herman Wouk. After him are Mariano Rumor, Loris Francesco Capovilla, Torcuato Fernández-Miranda, Alberto Burri, James Tiptree Jr., and Albert O. Hirschman. Among people deceased in 1984, Tim ranks 92Before him are Toni Turek, Jüri Lossmann, Uladzimir Karatkievich, Alexis Korner, Ernesto Mascheroni, and Knut Nordahl. After him are Richard E. Bellman, Maximilian Fretter-Pico, Adam Malik, William Powell, Karl-August Fagerholm, and Louis Réard.

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Among people born in Brazil, Tim ranks 211 out of 1,947Before him are Domingos da Guia (1912), Nilo Peçanha (1867), Hermeto Pascoal (1936), César Sampaio (1968), Maicon Sisenando (1981), and Jair da Rosa Pinto (1921). After him are Princess Maria da Glória, Duchess of Segorbe (1946), Nelson Freire (1944), Waldo Machado (1934), José de Alencar (1829), Thiago Motta (1982), and Índio (1931).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Tim ranks 88Before him are Everaldo (1944), Julinho (1929), Domingos da Guia (1912), César Sampaio (1968), Maicon Sisenando (1981), and Jair da Rosa Pinto (1921). After him are Waldo Machado (1934), Thiago Motta (1982), Índio (1931), Francisco Aramburu (1922), Preguinho (1905), and Philippe Coutinho (1992).