Fritz Riess

1922 - 1991

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Fritz Riess or Rieß (11 July 1922 in Nuremberg – 15 May 1991 in Samedan, Switzerland) was a racing driver from Germany. He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, on 3 August 1952. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fritz Riess has received more than 17,010 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Fritz Riess is the 424th most popular racing driver (up from 452nd in 2019), the 3,972nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,006th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular German Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Fritz Riess ranks 424 out of 888Before him are Piero Drogo, Alain de Changy, Loris Kessel, Jan Flinterman, Giorgio Bassi, and Maurício Gugelmin. After him are Dale Earnhardt, Henri Louveau, Olivier Grouillard, Sébastien Bourdais, Fabrizio Meoni, and Geoff Lees.

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Among people born in 1922, Fritz Riess ranks 304Before him are Margaret Leighton, Ruth Roman, Alain de Changy, Jack Kruschen, Valentine Telegdi, and Marlyn Meltzer. After him are Nino Bibbia, José Hierro, Edwin Vásquez, Jesús Iglesias, Redd Foxx, and Haskell Wexler. Among people deceased in 1991, Fritz Riess ranks 185Before him are Keye Luke, G. Evelyn Hutchinson, Franz Brunner, Ellen Braumüller, Daniel Oduber Quirós, and Wilhelm Brinkmann. After him are Henri Louveau, Steve Clark, Veniamin Alexandrov, Redd Foxx, Paulo Muwanga, and Cliff Bastin.

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Among people born in Germany, Fritz Riess ranks 3,972 out of 5,289Before him are Fritz Schwab (1919), Karin Büttner-Janz (1952), Brother Alois (1954), Annelie Ehrhardt (1950), Thomas Reiter (1958), and Shantel (1968). After him are Arne Friedrich (1979), Rainer Woelki (1956), Udo Beyer (1955), Herbert Neumann (1953), Tommy Haas (1978), and Barbara Krause (1959).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Fritz Riess ranks 33Before him are Kurt Ahrens Jr. (1940), Bernd Schneider (1964), Nico Hülkenberg (1987), Jutta Kleinschmidt (1962), Wolfgang Seidel (1926), and Erwin Bauer (1912). After him are Ian Ashley (1947), Joachim Winkelhock (1960), Günther Bechem (1921), Theo Helfrich (1913), Josef Peters (1914), and Christian Danner (1958).