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Jo Siffert

1936 - 1971

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Joseph Siffert (French: [ʒo sifɛʁ]; 7 July 1936 – 24 October 1971) was a Swiss racing driver. Affectionately known as "Seppi" to his family and friends, Siffert was born in Fribourg, Switzerland, the son of a dairy owner. He initially made his name in racing on two wheels, winning the Swiss 350 cc motorcycle championship in 1959, before switching to four wheels with a Formula Junior Stanguellini. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jo Siffert has received more than 267,234 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jo Siffert is the 69th most popular racing driver (down from 65th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 145th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swiss Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Jo Siffert ranks 69 out of 888Before him are Michele Alboreto, Rubens Barrichello, Pierre Levegh, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Alfonso de Portago, and Peter Collins. After him are Pedro Rodríguez, Mike Hailwood, Jean Alesi, Sebastian Vettel, Jos Verstappen, and Vittorio Brambilla.

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Among people born in 1936, Jo Siffert ranks 107Before him are Nicos Poulantzas, Al Oerter, Aleida March, Gianni Vattimo, André Kolingba, and Dan Inosanto. After him are Théo Sarapo, Carol Gilligan, Ghassan Kanafani, Charles Dutoit, Jim Henson, and Ivan Stambolić. Among people deceased in 1971, Jo Siffert ranks 45Before him are Roy O. Disney, Raoul Hausmann, Heinz Lammerding, Marcel Dupré, Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, and Gene Vincent. After him are Pedro Rodríguez, Georgy Dobrovolsky, Reinhold Niebuhr, Margaret Bourke-White, John Boyd Orr, and Ub Iwerks.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jo Siffert ranks 151 out of 876Before him are Ernest Ansermet (1883), Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1919), Édouard Claparède (1873), Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria (1274), Théophile Steinlen (1859), and Jakob Ammann (1644). After him are Charles Dutoit (1936), Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein (1968), Nicolaus II Bernoulli (1695), Ueli Maurer (1950), Köbi Kuhn (1943), and Ulrich of Augsburg (890).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Switzerland

Among racing drivers born in Switzerland, Jo Siffert ranks 2Before him are Clay Regazzoni (1939). After him are Silvio Moser (1941), Luigi Taveri (1929), Romain Grosjean (1986), Marc Surer (1951), Mick Schumacher (1999), Heinz Schiller (1930), Jo Vonlanthen (1942), Loris Kessel (1950), Toni Branca (1916), and Max de Terra (1918).