Harald Ertl

1948 - 1982

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Harald Ertl (31 August 1948 – 7 April 1982) was an Austrian racing driver and motorsport journalist. He was born in Zell am See and attended the same school as Grand Prix drivers Jochen Rindt, Helmut Marko and Niki Lauda. Ertl sported an 'Imperial'-style moustache and full beard. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harald Ertl has received more than 91,911 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Harald Ertl is the 173rd most popular racing driver (down from 155th in 2019), the 590th most popular biography from Austria (down from 491st in 2019) and the 6th most popular Austrian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Harald Ertl ranks 173 out of 888Before him are Johnny Servoz-Gavin, Manfred Winkelhock, Tom Belsø, Didier Auriol, Phil Read, and Divina Galica. After him are Jos Verstappen, Carlo Maria Abate, Kenny Roberts, Johnny Cecotto, Alejandro de Tomaso, and Nanni Galli.

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Among people born in 1948, Harald Ertl ranks 206Before him are Michael Berryman, Lulu, Rhea Perlman, José José, Peter Turkson, and James Nachtwey. After him are Holger Osieck, Ronnie Van Zant, Josip Katalinski, Abdelmalek Sellal, Peter James, and Jackson Browne. Among people deceased in 1982, Harald Ertl ranks 117Before him are Hubert Lanz, Carlos Vidal, Art Pepper, Teinosuke Kinugasa, Yuen Ren Chao, and Igor Gouzenko. After him are Christian Ferras, Warren Oates, Maria Jeritza, Johan Wilhelm Rangell, Douglas Bader, and Abba P. Lerner.

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Among people born in Austria, Harald Ertl ranks 590 out of 1,075Before him are Otto Muehl (1925), Egon Friedell (1878), Károly Huszár (1882), Rudolf von Alt (1812), Franz Schalk (1863), and Richard Kohn (1888). After him are Gerhard Hanappi (1929), Ernst Jandl (1925), Marietta Blau (1894), Clemens von Pirquet (1874), Walter Berry (1929), and Wilhelm Kienzl (1857).


Among racing drivers born in Austria, Harald Ertl ranks 6Before him are Niki Lauda (1949), Roland Ratzenberger (1960), Helmut Marko (1943), Gerhard Berger (1959), and Helmuth Koinigg (1948). After him are Karl Wendlinger (1968), Alexander Wurz (1974), Dieter Quester (1939), Jo Gartner (1954), Hans Binder (1948), and Otto Stuppacher (1947).