Dietrich Thurau

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Dietrich ("Didi") Thurau (German pronunciation: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈtuːˌʁaʊ̯] (listen); born 9 November 1954 in Frankfurt) is a retired German professional road bicycle racer. His biggest career achievements include winning the one-day classic, Liège–Bastogne–Liège, his home country's Deutschland Tour and surprising the field at the 1977 Tour de France by capturing four stages and holding the yellow jersey as leader of the general classification from the prologue for 15 days. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dietrich Thurau has received more than 33,277 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Dietrich Thurau is the 185th most popular cyclist (down from 157th in 2019), the 3,824th most popular biography from Germany and the 8th most popular German Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Dietrich Thurau ranks 185 out of 1,212Before him are Mario Zanin, Bernardo Ruiz, Charles Henry Bartlett, Laurent Jalabert, Ivan Basso, and Bernard Leene. After him are Gerrie Knetemann, Delio Rodríguez, Angelo Conterno, Alfredo Dinale, Victor Johnson, and Giovanni Valetti.

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Among people born in 1954, Dietrich Thurau ranks 274Before him are Jesús María Satrústegui, Hanif Kureishi, Tina Charles, Sam Allardyce, Paul Bearer, and Pankaj Kapur. After him are Leonard Mlodinow, Elliot Goldenthal, Bob Weinstein, Barry Ackroyd, Andrzej Lepper, and Ray Parker Jr..

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Dietrich Thurau ranks 3,824 out of 5,289Before him are Christian Petzold (1960), Horst Faas (1933), Saul Rubinek (1948), Helmut Recknagel (1937), Hubert Hahne (1935), and Ulrike Meyfarth (1956). After him are Jens Jeremies (1974), Willy Busch (1907), Heiko Maas (1966), August Diehl (1976), Eike Immel (1960), and Kurt Ahrens Jr. (1940).

Among CYCLISTS In Germany

Among cyclists born in Germany, Dietrich Thurau ranks 8Before him are Jan Ullrich (1973), Josef Fischer (1865), Albert Richter (1912), Heinz Müller (1924), Erik Zabel (1970), and Olaf Ludwig (1960). After him are Joseph Rosemeyer (1872), Theodor Leupold (null), Jens Voigt (1971), Toni Merkens (1912), Andreas Klöden (1975), and Jürgen Kissner (1942).