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Johan Cruyff

Dutch soccer player

Born on April 25, 1947.
Died at the age of 68 on March 24, 2016.
Cause of Death: Lung cancer.

Johan Cruyff
He has been dead for 8 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 76 years old.

People who died in 2016.
Famous people who died from cancer.

Which generation did Johan Cruyff belong to?

Johan Cruyff was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was his real name?

His real name was Hendrik Johannes Cruijff.

What was he known for?

He is considered to be one of the greatest soccer players of all time. Furthermore, he is also widely credited as being one of the best managers in the sport.

Which star sign was Johan Cruyff?

He had the star sign Taurus.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 5.

How tall was he?

Johan Cruyff was around 5 ft 10 inches tall. In centimeters, his height was 178 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that he was slightly taller than the average American male. However, he was not tall by conventional standards.

In other words, he didn't stand out as being particularly tall.

See also: Celebrities who are 5 ft 10 inches.

How old would Johan Cruyff be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 76 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 8 years and 21 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Friday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Thursday.

When did Johan Cruyff make his debut?

Cruyff made his debut for Ajax over 59 years ago on November 15, 1964. This was during a 3-1 defeat against Dutch side GVAV. During his debut, he scored Ajax's only goal.

How long ago did Johan Cruyff die?

He died in March 2016, which was over 8 years ago.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the same day that Johan Cruyff died would be in elementary school by now.
  • He was not alive to witness Donald Trump's shock election win in 2016.
  • Since his death, the United States has had two new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had four new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 2016, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Cardi B and Dua Lipa.

Was he a smoker?

Yes. Our records indicate that Johan Cruyff was a smoker. However, we cannot say for certain whether or not he continued to smoke up until his death.

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Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Johan Cruyff.

Robert Loggia

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Star Sign: Capricorn

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Star Sign: Capricorn

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Star Sign: Cancer

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Star Sign: Gemini

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People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell

Actor
Born on March 17, 1951
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh

Talk-show host Deceased
Born on January 12, 1951
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Tim Burton

Tim Burton

Filmmaker.
Born on August 25, 1958
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

William Shatner

William Shatner

Actor
Born on March 22, 1931
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

James Blunt

James Blunt

Singer
Born on February 22, 1974
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Loren Gray

Loren Gray

Internet personality
Born on April 19, 2002
Height: 1.72m / 5 ft 8 inches

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