Didier Pironi

1952 - 1987

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Didier Joseph Louis Pironi (26 March 1952 – 23 August 1987) was a French racing driver. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Didier Pironi has received more than 379,325 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Didier Pironi is the 56th most popular racing driver (down from 54th in 2019), the 1,538th most popular biography from France (down from 1,475th in 2019) and the 7th most popular French Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Didier Pironi ranks 56 out of 888Before him are Alan Jones, Mike Hailwood, Jacques Laffite, Pierre Levegh, Maria Teresa de Filippis, and René Arnoux. After him are Patrick Depailler, Vittorio Brambilla, Riccardo Patrese, Carlos Sainz, Ari Vatanen, and Rudolf Caracciola.

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Among people born in 1952, Didier Pironi ranks 66Before him are Desireless, Cyril Ramaphosa, Robin Hobb, Nicko McBrain, Irina Bokova, and Umberto Tozzi. After him are Charles Scott Sherrington, David Icke, Teófilo Stevenson, Ari Vatanen, Bülent Ersoy, and Álvaro Uribe. Among people deceased in 1987, Didier Pironi ranks 44Before him are Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, Bob Fosse, Alistair MacLean, Henry Ford II, Buddy Rich, and Douglas Sirk. After him are Danny Kaye, Camille Chamoun, Yakov Zeldovich, Randolph Scott, Rouben Mamoulian, and Federico Mompou.

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In France

Among people born in France, Didier Pironi ranks 1,538 out of 5,234Before him are Gaston IV, Count of Foix (1422), Louise of France (1737), Beatrice of Provence (1229), Pierre Beauchamp (1631), Michel Chasles (1793), and Antoine Barnave (1761). After him are Julien Duvivier (1896), Louis Durey (1888), Bernard of Italy (797), Francis II, Duke of Lorraine (1572), Jacques Becker (1906), and Édith Cresson (1934).


Among racing drivers born in France, Didier Pironi ranks 7Before him are Alain Prost (1955), Jean Todt (1946), François Cevert (1944), Jacques Laffite (1943), Pierre Levegh (1905), and René Arnoux (1948). After him are Patrick Depailler (1944), Michèle Mouton (1951), Maurice Trintignant (1917), Jean Alesi (1964), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), and Jo Schlesser (1928).