Alberto Ascari

1918 - 1955

Alberto Ascari

Alberto Ascari (Italian pronunciation: [alˈbɛrto ˈaskari]; 13 July 1918 – 26 May 1955) was an Italian racing driver and twice Formula One World Champion. He was a multitalented racer who competed in motorcycle racing before switching to cars. Ascari won consecutive world titles in 1952 and 1953 for Scuderia Ferrari. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alberto Ascari has received more than 410,744 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Alberto Ascari ranks 11 out of 782Before him are James Hunt, Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, Jackie Stewart, Giuseppe Farina, and Emerson Fittipaldi. After him are Jack Brabham, Clay Regazzoni, Jochen Rindt, Jim Clark, Graham Hill, and Nelson Piquet.

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Among people born in 1918, Alberto Ascari ranks 17Before him are Leonard Bernstein, Robert Wadlow, Jørn Utzon, Frederick Sanger, Helmut Schmidt, and Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. After him are Gertrude B. Elion, Maurice Druon, Martin Ryle, Kai Siegbahn, William Holden, and Jens Christian Skou. Among people deceased in 1955, Alberto Ascari ranks 14Before him are Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Arthur Honegger, António Egas Moniz, Helmuth Weidling, Charlie Parker, and Sadako Sasaki. After him are Paul Claudel, Maurice Utrillo, George Enescu, Rodolfo Graziani, Calouste Gulbenkian, and Carmen Miranda.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alberto Ascari ranks 512 out of 3,282Before him are Pope John XIV (1000), Franco Nero (1941), Gianni Rodari (1920), Claudia Octavia (40), Filippino Lippi (1457), and Galeazzo Ciano (1903). After him are Gaius Caesar (-20), Sofonisba Anguissola (1535), Andrew III of Hungary (1265), Giorgio Moroder (1940), Queen Paola of Belgium (1937), and Fra Bartolomeo (1472).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Alberto Ascari ranks 3Before him are Enzo Ferrari (1898) and Giuseppe Farina (1906). After him are Giacomo Agostini (1942), Valentino Rossi (1979), Lella Lombardi (1941), Arturo Merzario (1943), Tazio Nuvolari (1892), Maria Teresa de Filippis (1926), Lucien Bianchi (1934), Vittorio Brambilla (1937), and Riccardo Patrese (1954).

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