Alain Prost

1955 - Today

Alain Prost

Alain Marie Pascal Prost OBE (born 24 February 1955) is a retired French racing driver and a four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion. From 1987 until 2001 he held the record for most Grand Prix victories, and is considered as one of the greatest F1 drivers ever. Michael Schumacher surpassed Prost's total of 51 victories at the 2001 Belgian Grand Prix. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alain Prost has received more than 1,718,035 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Alain Prost ranks 7 out of 782Before him are Niki Lauda, Enzo Ferrari, Ayrton Senna, Juan Manuel Fangio, James Hunt, and Michael Schumacher. After him are Jackie Stewart, Giuseppe Farina, Emerson Fittipaldi, Alberto Ascari, Jack Brabham, and Clay Regazzoni.

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Among people born in 1955, Alain Prost ranks 8Before him are Bill Gates, Bruce Willis, Nicolas Sarkozy, Michel Platini, Rowan Atkinson, and Tim Berners-Lee. After him are Kevin Costner, Jair Bolsonaro, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Willem Dafoe, Angus Young, and Mo Yan.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alain Prost ranks 402 out of 4,109Before him are Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674), Sophie Germain (1776), Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627), Charles Le Brun (1619), Pierre Bayle (1647), and Fernandel (1903). After him are Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881), Camille Desmoulins (1760), René Laennec (1781), Aristide Briand (1862), and Lothair of France (941).


Among racing drivers born in France, Alain Prost ranks 1After him are François Cevert (1944), Pierre Levegh (1905), Jean Todt (1946), Patrick Depailler (1944), Didier Pironi (1952), Jacques Laffite (1943), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), René Arnoux (1948), Michèle Mouton (1951), Jo Schlesser (1928), and Jean Behra (1921).

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