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Frank Williams

1942 - 2021

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Sir Francis Owen Garbett Williams (16 April 1942 – 28 November 2021) was a British businessman, racing car driver, and the founder of the Williams Formula One team. He was the team principal from its foundation in 1977 until 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Williams has received more than 79,766 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Frank Williams is the 62nd most popular businessperson (up from 68th in 2019), the 504th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 513th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Businessperson.

Frank Williams is most famous for being the founder of the Williams Formula One team.

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  • 80k

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  • 64.42

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  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.16

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  • 3.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Frank Williams ranks 62 out of 601Before him are Robert Kardashian, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Ma, Martin Cooper, Lee Byung-chul, and Roman Abramovich. After him are Margaret Hamilton, Helena Rubinstein, Robert McNamara, J. Bruce Ismay, Jakob Fugger, and Calouste Gulbenkian.

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Among people born in 1942, Frank Williams ranks 47Before him are Wen Jiabao, Giacinto Facchetti, Michael Crichton, Walter Hill, Michael Bloomberg, and John Irving. After him are Françoise Dorléac, Věra Čáslavská, Giacomo Agostini, Carlos Reutemann, Tobin Bell, and Tony Buzan. Among people deceased in 2021, Frank Williams ranks 36Before him are Carlos Menem, Anne Rice, Abimael Guzmán, Bernard Haitink, Steven Weinberg, and Hans Küng. After him are Chick Corea, Robert Mundell, Jorge Sampaio, Carlos Reutemann, Martinus J. G. Veltman, and Paul J. Crutzen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frank Williams ranks 504 out of 7,765Before him are John Barry (1933), James Hutton (1726), Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090), William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779), Stanley Baldwin (1867), and Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover (1771). After him are George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859), George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592), Annie Besant (1847), Erasmus Darwin (1731), William McMaster Murdoch (1873), and Thomas Cranmer (1489).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United Kingdom

Among businesspeople born in United Kingdom, Frank Williams ranks 6Before him are Cecil Rhodes (1853), Andrew Carnegie (1835), Thomas Cook (1808), Richard Branson (1950), and Bernie Ecclestone (1930). After him are J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Stanley Rous (1895), John McAfee (1945), Brian Epstein (1934), Ron Dennis (1947), and Thomas Lipton (1848).