Jean Robic

1921 - 1980

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Jean Robic (pronounced [ʒɑ̃ ʁɔ.bik]; 10 June 1921 – 6 October 1980) was a French road racing cyclist, who won the 1947 Tour de France. Robic was a professional cyclist from 1943 to 1961. His diminutive stature (1.61m, 60 kg) and appearance was encapsulated in his nickname Biquet (Kid goat). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Robic has received more than 65,426 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Jean Robic is the 59th most popular cyclist (down from 38th in 2019), the 2,875th most popular biography from France (down from 2,006th in 2019) and the 14th most popular French Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Jean Robic ranks 59 out of 1,212Before him are Luigi Ganna, Alberto Contador, Tony Rominger, Maurice De Waele, Francesco Moser, and Gastone Nencini. After him are Romain Maes, André Leducq, Jacques Dupont, Roger Pingeon, Fabian Cancellara, and Fiorenzo Magni.

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Among people born in 1921, Jean Robic ranks 179Before him are Joseph A. Walker, Hans Albert, Søren Kam, Sergio Sollima, Amedeo Amadei, and Angelica Rozeanu. After him are Gaston Rébuffat, Robert Brown, Sixto Durán Ballén, Brian Keith, Sena Jurinac, and John Stott. Among people deceased in 1980, Jean Robic ranks 128Before him are Sohrab Sepehri, Torcuato Fernández-Miranda, Ángel Sanz Briz, Terence Fisher, Valko Chervenkov, and Gastone Nencini. After him are Mantovani, Leopold Kielholz, André Leducq, Rachel Roberts, Yakov Malik, and Justas Paleckis.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Robic ranks 2,875 out of 5,234Before him are Olivier Martinez (1966), Juliette Adam (1836), François Hanriot (1761), Ligier Richier (1500), Renaud Camus (1946), and Victor Henri Rochefort, Marquis de Rochefort-Luçay (1831). After him are Robert Manzon (1917), Lucien Sève (1926), Fulk II, Count of Anjou (920), Jacques Deray (1929), Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange (1877), and Gaston Rébuffat (1921).

Among CYCLISTS In France

Among cyclists born in France, Jean Robic ranks 14Before him are Louis Trousselier (1881), René Pottier (1879), Octave Lapize (1887), Laurent Fignon (1960), Roger Walkowiak (1927), and Henri Pélissier (1889). After him are André Leducq (1904), Jacques Dupont (1928), Roger Pingeon (1940), Antonin Magne (1904), Hippolyte Aucouturier (1876), and Bernard Thévenet (1948).