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Charles de Tornaco

1927 - 1953

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Baron Charles Victor Raymond André Evance de Tornaco (pronounced [ʃaʁl də tor.naˈko]; 7 June 1927 – 18 September 1953) was a racing driver from Belgium. He participated in 4 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 22 June 1952. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles de Tornaco has received more than 49,028 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles de Tornaco is the 262nd most popular racing driver (down from 215th in 2019), the 494th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 441st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Belgian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Charles de Tornaco ranks 262 out of 888Before him are Sébastien Ogier, Timo Mäkinen, Alberto Uria, Jean Ragnotti, Gimax, and Manny Ayulo. After him are Rudi Fischer, Divina Galica, Takuma Sato, Bruno Senna, Max Biaggi, and Eitel Cantoni.

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Among people born in 1927, Charles de Tornaco ranks 245Before him are Shirley Fry, Luis Rijo, Éva Székely, Robert Mills, Thomas S. Monson, and John Warner. After him are Anne McLaren, Mohamed Ben Ahmed Abdelghani, Svyatoslav Fyodorov, Ramsey Clark, Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio, and Lisa Lu. Among people deceased in 1953, Charles de Tornaco ranks 109Before him are Ugo Betti, Karl Staaf, August Emil Fieldorf, Tamar Abakelia, Carl Scarborough, and Erich Weinert. After him are Lewis Fry Richardson, Jonathan M. Wainwright, Charles William Miller, Dooley Wilson, Maude Adams, and Isaías Medina Angarita.

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Among people born in Belgium, Charles de Tornaco ranks 494 out of 1,019Before him are Ludo Martens (1946), Léon Delacroix (1867), Marouane Fellaini (1987), Théophile de Donder (1872), Joël Robert (1943), and Willy Vandersteen (1913). After him are Jean-Pierre Monseré (1948), Henri Jaspar (1870), Jacques Moeschal (1900), Étienne Constantin de Gerlache (1785), Ivo Van Damme (1954), and Edward Van Dijck (1918).


Among racing drivers born in Belgium, Charles de Tornaco ranks 7Before him are Jacky Ickx (1945), Max Verstappen (1997), Thierry Boutsen (1957), Willy Mairesse (1928), Olivier Gendebien (1924), and Georges Berger (1918). After him are Jacques Swaters (1926), Patrick Nève (1949), Arthur Legat (1898), Alain de Changy (1922), Eric van de Poele (1961), and Roger Laurent (1913).