Adolf Urban

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Adolf Urban
Personal information
Date of birth 9 January 1914
Place of birth Gelsenkirchen, German Empire
Date of death 23 May 1943(1943-05-23) (aged 29)
Place of death Staraya Russa, Soviet Union
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Schalke 04
National team
1935–1941 Germany 21 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Adolf Urban (9 January 1914 in Gelsenkirchen – 23 May 1943 in Staraya Russa) was a German footballer. Urban, a forward, played for Schalke 04, among others, and made 21 appearances for Germany between 1935 and 1941, scoring 11 goals. He died in 1943 in Staraya Russa, fighting in World War II. He was the only member of the Breslau Eleven to die in combat.