Jean-Louis Schlesser

1948 - Today

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Jean-Louis Schlesser (born 12 September 1948) is a French racing driver who has competed in both circuit racing and cross-country rallying. He is the nephew of Jo Schlesser, a former Formula One driver. Jean-Louis entered two Formula One races five years apart. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Louis Schlesser has received more than 191,069 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jean-Louis Schlesser is the 77th most popular racing driver (up from 105th in 2019), the 1,916th most popular biography from France (up from 2,152nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular French Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Jean-Louis Schlesser ranks 77 out of 1,080Before him are Michele Alboreto, Jean Alesi, José Froilán González, Mike Hailwood, Carlos Pace, and Jochen Mass. After him are Lucien Bianchi, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Sebastian Vettel, Arturo Merzario, Vittorio Brambilla, and Jo Siffert.

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Among people born in 1948, Jean-Louis Schlesser ranks 133Before him are Rhea Perlman, Christopher A. Pissarides, Rubén Blades, István Sándorfi, Kemal Monteno, and Mate Parlov. After him are Natan Sharansky, Delio Onnis, Vincent Schiavelli, Charles Simonyi, Ram Baran Yadav, and Glenn Frey.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Louis Schlesser ranks 1,916 out of 6,770Before him are Berengar of Tours (998), Michel Hidalgo (1933), Paul Abadie (1812), Hugh Magnus (1007), Louis Victor, Prince of Carignano (1721), and Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre (1665). After him are Duchenne de Boulogne (1806), Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud (1753), Claude Brasseur (1936), Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron (1731), Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy (1213), and Albert Sarraut (1872).


Among racing drivers born in France, Jean-Louis Schlesser ranks 12Before him are Jacques Laffite (1943), Patrick Depailler (1944), Michèle Mouton (1951), Maurice Trintignant (1917), Patrick Tambay (1949), and Jean Alesi (1964). After him are Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), Pierre Levegh (1905), Guy Ligier (1930), Thierry Sabine (1949), Jean Behra (1921), and Jean-Pierre Jarier (1946).