Jackie Stewart

1939 - Today

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Sir John Young Stewart OBE (born 11 June 1939) is a British former Formula One racing driver from Scotland. Nicknamed the "Flying Scot", he competed in Formula One between 1965 and 1973, winning three World Drivers' Championships and twice finishing as runner-up over those nine seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jackie Stewart has received more than 3,360,969 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Jackie Stewart is the 14th most popular racing driver, the 403rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 346th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Racing Driver.

Jackie Stewart is most famous for being a three-time Formula One World Champion, as well as a successful businessman and broadcaster.

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  • 4.29

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Among racing drivers, Jackie Stewart ranks 14 out of 1,080Before him are Ken Miles, Alberto Ascari, Emerson Fittipaldi, Giuseppe Farina, Nelson Piquet, and Carroll Shelby. After him are Jochen Rindt, Gilles Villeneuve, Bruce McLaren, Ronnie Peterson, Helmut Marko, and Keke Rosberg.

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Among people born in 1939, Jackie Stewart ranks 26Before him are Margaret Atwood, Ralph Lauren, Peter Grünberg, George Lazenby, Sonny Chiba, and Laurent-Désiré Kabila. After him are Michèle Mercier, Richard Kiel, Marie Laforêt, John Cleese, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, and F. Murray Abraham.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jackie Stewart ranks 403 out of 8,785Before him are Gordon Banks (1937), Edward the Confessor (1003), Richard Owen (1804), A. A. Milne (1882), Daniel Craig (1968), and Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220). After him are Arthur Eddington (1882), Peter Brook (1925), Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (1863), Edgar the Peaceful (943), Charles Lyell (1797), and Henry Moseley (1887).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Jackie Stewart ranks 3Before him are James Hunt (1947), and Ken Miles (1918). After him are Jim Clark (1936), Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), Alfonso de Portago (1928), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Stirling Moss (1929), Lewis Hamilton (1985), and Damon Hill (1960).