Günther Bechem

1921 - 2011

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Karl-Günther Bechem (alias: "Bernhard Nacke") (21 December 1921 – 3 May 2011) was a racing driver from Germany. Bechem started out in sports car racing before competing in Formula One in the 1952 German Grand Prix, driving a BMW under the alias "Bernhard Nacke". He failed to finish the race, and so did not score any World Championship points. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Günther Bechem has received more than 9,839 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Günther Bechem is the 472nd most popular racing driver (down from 435th in 2019), the 4,039th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,982nd in 2019) and the 36th most popular German Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Günther Bechem ranks 472 out of 888Before him are George Amick, Huub Rothengatter, Christijan Albers, Tiago Monteiro, Alex Caffi, and Adolf Brudes. After him are Esteban Ocon, Mark Blundell, Max Jean, Shekhar Mehta, Giovanni Lavaggi, and Ottorino Volonterio.

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Among people born in 1921, Günther Bechem ranks 322Before him are Mustafa Ben Halim, Al Pease, Alexis Smith, Jesse Helms, Josef Holeček, and Vera-Ellen. After him are Geoffrey Crossley, Sam Tingle, Nando González, Stan Mortensen, Nelson Riddle, and Ann Savage. Among people deceased in 2011, Günther Bechem ranks 326Before him are G. D. Spradlin, Ray Bryant, Ed Macauley, Barbara Kent, Jagjit Singh, and Filoimea Telito. After him are Dick King-Smith, Bernard Collomb, Ryan Dunn, Paul Motian, Elisabeth Sladen, and Mick Karn.

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Among people born in Germany, Günther Bechem ranks 4,039 out of 5,289Before him are Kiki Smith (1954), Wolfgang Blochwitz (1941), Arthur Tell Schwab (1896), Xavier Naidoo (1971), Georg Dascher (1911), and Thomas Hitzlsperger (1982). After him are Lutz Eigendorf (1956), Martin Hoffmann (1955), Douglas Coupland (1961), Rudolf Haag (1922), Guido Knopp (1948), and Volker Strassen (1936).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Günther Bechem ranks 36Before him are Jutta Kleinschmidt (1962), Wolfgang Seidel (1926), Erwin Bauer (1912), Fritz Riess (1922), Ian Ashley (1947), and Joachim Winkelhock (1960). After him are Theo Helfrich (1913), Josef Peters (1914), Christian Danner (1958), Toni Ulmen (1906), Rudolf Krause (1907), and Helmut Niedermayr (1915).