Charly Gaul

1932 - 2005

Charly Gaul

Charly Gaul (8 December 1932 – 6 December 2005 in Luxembourg City) was a Luxembourgian professional cyclist. He was a national cyclo-cross champion, an accomplished time triallist and superb climber. His ability earned him the nickname of Angel of the Mountains in the 1958 Tour de France, which he won with four stage victories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charly Gaul has received more than 76,650 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13th most popular cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Charly Gaul ranks 13 out of 904Before him are Lance Armstrong, Henri Cornet, Tom Simpson, Miguel Induráin, Bernard Hinault, and Patrick Sercu. After him are Felice Gimondi, Ottavio Bottecchia, Rik Van Looy, Federico Bahamontes, Lucien Petit-Breton, and François Faber.

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Among people born in 1932, Charly Gaul ranks 85Before him are Pier Angeli, Fernando Arrabal, Corry Brokken, Meir Kahane, Quino, and Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani. After him are Joe Zawinul, Michael Smith, Sonny Liston, Dušan Makavejev, Dieter Rams, and Manmohan Singh. Among people deceased in 2005, Charly Gaul ranks 56Before him are William Westmoreland, Gnassingbé Eyadéma, Robert Sheckley, Henry Taube, Barbara Bel Geddes, and Arman. After him are Carlo Maria Giulini, Consuelo Velázquez, Will Eisner, George Dantzig, Emmanuelle Arsan, and Ba Jin.

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In Luxembourg

Among people born in Luxembourg, Charly Gaul ranks 14 out of 52Before him are Étienne Lenoir (1822), Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1894), Jacques Santer (1937), Jules A. Hoffmann (1941), Ernst von Mansfeld (1580), and Gaston Thorn (1928). After him are Edward Steichen (1879), Joseph Bech (1887), Nicolas Frantz (1899), Hugo Gernsback (1884), Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg (1922), and Hermann von François (1856).

Among CYCLISTS In Luxembourg

Among cyclists born in Luxembourg, Charly Gaul ranks 1After him are Nicolas Frantz (1899), Andy Schleck (1985), Fränk Schleck (1980), Kim Kirchen (1978), and Laurent Didier (1984).