Charles de Tornaco

1927 - 1953

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Charles de Tornaco (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 32,027 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Charles de Tornaco is the 215th most popular racing driver (down from 188th in 2019), the 441st most popular biography from Belgium (down from 357th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Belgian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Charles de Tornaco ranks 215 out of 888Before him are Tony Brise, Giulio Cabianca, Bruno Giacomelli, Harry Schell, Satoru Nakajima, and Jean Ragnotti. After him are Vic Elford, John Taylor, Marcus Grönholm, Alex Soler-Roig, JJ Lehto, and Ricardo Zunino.

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Among people born in 1927, Charles de Tornaco ranks 210Before him are John Warner, Thomas S. Monson, Thorkild Hansen, Claude Abbes, William Daniels, and Piero Tosi. After him are Luis Rijo, Franco Maria Malfatti, Yusuf Idris, Júlio Duarte Langa, Richard Johnson, and Robert Mills. Among people deceased in 1953, Charles de Tornaco ranks 94Before him are Hans Aanrud, Uroš Predić, Josef Fischer, Felice Bonetto, Ugo Betti, and Syama Prasad Mukherjee. After him are Dumarsais Estimé, Karel Domin, Tamar Abakelia, Carl Scarborough, Nigel Bruce, and Erich Weinert.

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Among people born in Belgium, Charles de Tornaco ranks 441 out of 899Before him are Princess Marie-Esméralda of Belgium (1956), Greg (1931), René Vandereycken (1953), Adrien-François Servais (1807), Jozef De Kesel (1947), and Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823). After him are Henri Pousseur (1929), Erwin Vandenbergh (1959), Sigiswald Kuijken (1944), Jean-Baptiste Nothomb (1805), Albert Joseph Goblet d'Alviella (1790), and Jean-Baptiste Janssens (1889).


Among racing drivers born in Belgium, Charles de Tornaco ranks 5Before him are Jacky Ickx (1945), Thierry Boutsen (1957), Willy Mairesse (1928), and Olivier Gendebien (1924). After him are Max Verstappen (1997), Georges Berger (1918), Patrick Nève (1949), Arthur Legat (1898), Alain de Changy (1922), Jacques Swaters (1926), and Roger Laurent (1913).