Elio de Angelis

1958 - 1986

Elio de Angelis

Elio de Angelis (26 March 1958 – 15 May 1986) was an Italian racing driver who participated in Formula One between 1979 and 1986, racing for the Shadow, Lotus and Brabham teams. He was killed in an accident while testing the Brabham BT55 at the Paul Ricard circuit, near the commune of Le Castellet, France, in 1986. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elio de Angelis has received more than 265,662 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 90th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Elio de Angelis ranks 90 out of 782Before him are Carlos Pace, Guy Edwards, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Peter Collins, Michele Alboreto, and Walter Röhrl. After him are Jochen Mass, Alan Stacey, Stuart Lewis-Evans, Jo Bonnier, Ralf Schumacher, and Björn Waldegård.

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Among people born in 1958, Elio de Angelis ranks 43Before him are Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Nikki Sixx, Janez Janša, Madeleine Stowe, Chris Columbus, and Dragan Đokanović. After him are Goran Hadžić, Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Andie MacDowell, Steve Guttenberg, Eric Singer, and Holly Hunter. Among people deceased in 1986, Elio de Angelis ranks 76Before him are André Leroi-Gourhan, Emilio Fernández, Gia Carangi, Hermann Gmeiner, Bernard Malamud, and Christa McAuliffe. After him are Mart Stam, Christopher Isherwood, Elsa Lanchester, Henri Toivonen, Megumu Tamura, and Nicholas Kaldor.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Elio de Angelis ranks 1,748 out of 3,282Before him are Eleanor of Anjou (1289), William of Modena (1184), Pietro I Orseolo (928), Ippolito d'Este (1479), Luigi Illica (1857), and Giovanni Battista Guarini (1538). After him are Moschus (-200), Gian Giorgio Trissino (1478), Giuseppe De Santis (1917), Antonio Possevino (1533), Peter II, Count of Savoy (null), and Piero del Pollaiolo (1443).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Elio de Angelis ranks 16Before him are Lucien Bianchi (1934), Vittorio Brambilla (1937), Riccardo Patrese (1954), Luigi Fagioli (1898), Luigi Musso (1924), and Michele Alboreto (1956). After him are Carlo Maria Abate (1932), Riccardo Paletti (1958), Andrea de Cesaris (1959), Sandro Munari (1940), Piero Taruffi (1906), and Eugenio Castellotti (1930).

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