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Giuseppe Farina

1906 - 1966

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Emilio Giuseppe Farina, also known as Giuseppe Antonio "Nino" Farina, (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe ˈniːno faˈriːna]; 30 October 1906 – 30 June 1966) was an Italian racing driver and first official Formula One World Champion. He gained the title in 1950. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Farina has received more than 427,093 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Giuseppe Farina is the 10th most popular racing driver (down from 8th in 2019), the 485th most popular biography from Italy (up from 486th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Racing Driver.

Giuseppe Farina is most famous for being the first man to win the Formula One World Championship.

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Among racing drivers, Giuseppe Farina ranks 10 out of 888Before him are Ayrton Senna, Juan Manuel Fangio, James Hunt, Ken Miles, Alain Prost, and Emerson Fittipaldi. After him are Carroll Shelby, Alberto Ascari, Nelson Piquet, Jackie Stewart, Keke Rosberg, and Jochen Rindt.

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Among people born in 1906, Giuseppe Farina ranks 27Before him are Sayyid Qutb, Ernst Ruska, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Henri Charrière, and Hermann Fegelein. After him are Ed Gein, Léon Degrelle, Soichiro Honda, Hassan al-Banna, Hans Asperger, and Alexey Stakhanov. Among people deceased in 1966, Giuseppe Farina ranks 13Before him are Ken Miles, Sergei Korolev, Peter Debye, Jean Arp, Sepp Dietrich, and Sayyid Qutb. After him are Chester W. Nimitz, Montgomery Clift, Dietrich von Choltitz, Felix Steiner, Cemal Gürsel, and George de Hevesy.

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Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Farina ranks 485 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Sergius III (860), Pope Benedict VI (900), Pope Valentine (780), Galeazzo Ciano (1903), Giorgio Moroder (1940), and Brennus (-500). After him are Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), Conrad IV of Germany (1228), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), Pontormo (1494), Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia (1499), and Francesco I Sforza (1401).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Giuseppe Farina ranks 2Before him are Enzo Ferrari (1898). After him are Alberto Ascari (1918), Giacomo Agostini (1942), Valentino Rossi (1979), Lella Lombardi (1941), Riccardo Patrese (1954), Tazio Nuvolari (1892), Maria Teresa de Filippis (1926), Michele Alboreto (1956), Vittorio Brambilla (1937), and Arturo Merzario (1943).