Jean-Pierre Beltoise

1937 - 2015

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Jean-Pierre Maurice Georges Beltoise (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃.pjɛʁ bɛl.twaz]; 26 April 1937 – 5 January 2015) was a French Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver who raced for the Matra and BRM teams. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Pierre Beltoise has received more than 201,959 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Jean-Pierre Beltoise is the 79th most popular racing driver (up from 91st in 2019), the 1,926th most popular biography from France (up from 1,969th in 2019) and the 13th most popular French Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Jean-Pierre Beltoise ranks 79 out of 1,080Before him are José Froilán González, Mike Hailwood, Carlos Pace, Jochen Mass, Jean-Louis Schlesser, and Lucien Bianchi. After him are Sebastian Vettel, Arturo Merzario, Vittorio Brambilla, Jo Siffert, Tom Pryce, and Björn Waldegård.

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Among people born in 1937, Jean-Pierre Beltoise ranks 99Before him are Bruce McCandless II, Billy Dee Williams, Ronald Venetiaan, Neeme Järvi, Keizō Obuchi, and Francis Veber. After him are Shirley Bassey, John Horton Conway, Kōichirō Matsuura, Baden Powell, Vittorio Brambilla, and Tom Simpson. Among people deceased in 2015, Jean-Pierre Beltoise ranks 92Before him are Shigeru Mizuki, Yaşar Kemal, Eldar Ryazanov, Egon Bahr, Kemal Monteno, and Satoru Iwata. After him are Jenő Buzánszky, Ornette Coleman, Arsen Dedić, Philippe Honoré, Ieng Thirith, and Geraldine McEwan.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Pierre Beltoise ranks 1,926 out of 6,770Before him are Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron (1731), Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy (1213), Albert Sarraut (1872), Guillaume Bigourdan (1851), Adela of France (1009), and Joseph Meister (1876). After him are Henriette of Cleves (1542), Balthasar Gérard (1557), Princess Isabelle of Orléans (1878), Pierre Werner (1913), Ravachol (1859), and Gaston Planté (1834).


Among racing drivers born in France, Jean-Pierre Beltoise ranks 13Before him are Patrick Depailler (1944), Michèle Mouton (1951), Maurice Trintignant (1917), Patrick Tambay (1949), Jean Alesi (1964), and Jean-Louis Schlesser (1948). After him are Pierre Levegh (1905), Guy Ligier (1930), Thierry Sabine (1949), Jean Behra (1921), Jean-Pierre Jarier (1946), and Robert Manzon (1917).