Gastone Nencini

1930 - 1980

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Gastone Nencini (Italian pronunciation: [ɡaˈstoːne nenˈtʃiːni]; 1 March 1930 – 1 February 1980) was an Italian road racing cyclist who won the 1960 Tour de France and the 1957 Giro d'Italia.Nicknamed Il Leone del Mugello, "The Lion of Mugello" (from his birthplace Barberino di Mugello, near Florence), Nencini was a powerful all-rounder, particularly strong in the mountains. He was an amateur painter and a chain smoker. He was a gifted descender. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gastone Nencini has received more than 48,471 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Gastone Nencini is the 58th most popular cyclist (down from 43rd in 2019), the 2,450th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,891st in 2019) and the 10th most popular Italian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Gastone Nencini ranks 58 out of 1,212Before him are Léon Scieur, Luigi Ganna, Alberto Contador, Tony Rominger, Maurice De Waele, and Francesco Moser. After him are Jean Robic, Romain Maes, André Leducq, Jacques Dupont, Roger Pingeon, and Fabian Cancellara.

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Among people born in 1930, Gastone Nencini ranks 218Before him are Paul Poupard, John Astin, Richard Montague, Borislav Pekić, Jean Vincent, and Mordechai Gur. After him are Edna O'Brien, Jacques Hamel, Katherine Jackson, Lazar Berman, Gary Snyder, and Chuck Daly. Among people deceased in 1980, Gastone Nencini ranks 127Before him are Cecil Beaton, Sohrab Sepehri, Torcuato Fernández-Miranda, Ángel Sanz Briz, Terence Fisher, and Valko Chervenkov. After him are Jean Robic, Mantovani, Leopold Kielholz, André Leducq, Rachel Roberts, and Yakov Malik.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gastone Nencini ranks 2,450 out of 4,088Before him are Tiziano Terzani (1938), Marco Foscarini (1696), Camillo Berneri (1897), Guido Crepax (1933), Virgilio Noè (1922), and Francesco Moser (1951). After him are Julius Obsequens (400), Maria Fortunata d'Este (1731), Luigi Bertolini (1904), Gian Piero Ventura (1948), Pietro Mennea (1952), and Alessandro Albani (1692).

Among CYCLISTS In Italy

Among cyclists born in Italy, Gastone Nencini ranks 10Before him are Felice Gimondi (1942), Alfredo Binda (1902), Marco Pantani (1970), Ottavio Bottecchia (1894), Luigi Ganna (1883), and Francesco Moser (1951). After him are Fiorenzo Magni (1920), Costante Girardengo (1893), Italo De Zan (1925), Mario Cipollini (1967), Attilio Pavesi (1910), and Claudio Chiappucci (1963).