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Bernard Hinault

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Bernard Hinault (pronounced [bɛʁ.naʁ]; born 14 November 1954) is a French former professional road cyclist. With 147 professional victories, including five times the Tour de France, he is often named among the greatest cyclists of all time. In his career, Hinault entered a total of thirteen Grand Tours. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Hinault has received more than 776,709 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Bernard Hinault is the 7th most popular cyclist, the 1,579th most popular biography from France (down from 1,276th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular French Cyclist.

Bernard Hinault is most famous for winning the Tour de France five times in his career. He was also the first cyclist to win all three of the Grand Tours - the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia, and the Vuelta a España.

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Among cyclists, Bernard Hinault ranks 7 out of 1,214Before him are Eddy Merckx, Fausto Coppi, Jacques Anquetil, Maurice Garin, Gino Bartali, and Lance Armstrong. After him are Raymond Poulidor, Tom Simpson, Rik Van Looy, Felice Gimondi, Miguel Induráin, and Alfredo Binda.

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Among people born in 1954, Bernard Hinault ranks 60Before him are Jane Campion, Kathleen Turner, Johnny Logan, Ross Brawn, Michael Dudikoff, and Eric Gerets. After him are Stevie Ray Vaughan, Mordechai Vanunu, Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, Ilan Ramon, Lee Child, and Chris Evert.

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In France

Among people born in France, Bernard Hinault ranks 1,579 out of 6,011Before him are Édith Cresson (1934), Françoise Gilot (1921), Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476), Jean-Charles de Borda (1733), Omar Sy (1978), and Tomi Ungerer (1931). After him are Jacques Balmat (1762), Henry de Montherlant (1895), Audrey Tautou (1976), Blanche of Bourbon (1339), Pierre Mauroy (1928), and Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis (1757).

Among CYCLISTS In France

Among cyclists born in France, Bernard Hinault ranks 2Before him are Jacques Anquetil (1934). After him are Raymond Poulidor (1936), François Faber (1887), Henri Cornet (1884), Lucien Petit-Breton (1882), Louis Trousselier (1881), René Pottier (1879), Louison Bobet (1925), Laurent Fignon (1960), Octave Lapize (1887), and Henri Pélissier (1889).