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Wolfgang Uhlmann

1935 - 2020

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Wolfgang Uhlmann (29 March 1935 – 24 August 2020) was a German chess grandmaster. He was East Germany's most successful chess player, reaching the 1971 Candidates Tournament. During his career, Uhlmann played many of the top players of the time and won the East Germany Chess Championships 11 times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfgang Uhlmann has received more than 57,777 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Wolfgang Uhlmann is the 117th most popular chess player (up from 132nd in 2019), the 3,917th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,716th in 2019) and the 7th most popular German Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Wolfgang Uhlmann ranks 117 out of 374Before him are William Lombardy, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa, Oscar Panno, Boris Gelfand, Boris Kostić, and Alexander McDonnell. After him are Adolf Schwarz, Carlos Torre Repetto, Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant, Wolfgang Unzicker, Boško Abramović, and Alexander Khalifman.

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Among people born in 1935, Wolfgang Uhlmann ranks 286Before him are Pedro Manfredini, Lewis Arquette, Roberto Ferreiro, Vic Elford, Armando Picchi, and Mal Evans. After him are Sultan Ali Keshtmand, Józef Szmidt, Ben Vautier, Sandy Koufax, Hanna Krall, and Cheo Feliciano. Among people deceased in 2020, Wolfgang Uhlmann ranks 351Before him are Genesis P-Orridge, Mady Mesplé, Pat Patterson, John D. Barrow, Jack Sherman, and Goran Paskaljević. After him are Claire Bretécher, Michael Gwisdek, Neda Arnerić, Inna Makarova, Saeb Erekat, and Brent Scowcroft.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wolfgang Uhlmann ranks 3,917 out of 6,142Before him are Joachim Heinrich Campe (1746), Joseph Gottlieb Kölreuter (1733), Julius Benedict (1804), Gerhard Marcks (1889), Berthold Delbrück (1842), and Jean-Marc Barr (1960). After him are Rudi Glöckner (1929), Johann Jakob Bernhardi (1774), Theo Waigel (1939), Anton Diffring (1916), Gerhard Ritter (1888), and Johan Zoffany (1733).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Germany

Among chess players born in Germany, Wolfgang Uhlmann ranks 7Before him are Louis Paulsen (1833), Friedrich Sämisch (1896), Robert Hübner (1948), Jacques Mieses (1865), Jean Dufresne (1829), and Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa (1818). After him are Wolfgang Unzicker (1925), Sonja Graf (1908), Hermann Pilnik (1914), Bernhard Horwitz (1807), Carl Mayet (1810), and Boris Gulko (1947).