Jo Siffert

1936 - 1971

Jo Siffert

Joseph Siffert (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 178,174 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 61st most popular racing driver.

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  • 20

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  • 6.22

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  • 1.84

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Among racing drivers, Jo Siffert ranks 61 out of 782Before him are Jacques Laffite, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Lucien Bianchi, Vittorio Brambilla, Rudolf Caracciola, and René Arnoux. After him are Tom Pryce, Riccardo Patrese, Alan Jones, Lewis Hamilton, Luigi Fagioli, and Ari Vatanen.

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Among people born in 1936, Jo Siffert ranks 88Before him are J. Michael Bishop, Ivan Stambolić, Tuncel Kurtiz, Alan Alda, Georgina Spelvin, and Jim Henson. After him are Joe D'Amato, Didier Ratsiraka, Leonel Sánchez, Buddy Guy, Ljubiša Samardžić, and James Mirrlees. Among people deceased in 1971, Jo Siffert ranks 40Before him are Pier Angeli, W. O. Bentley, Bernardo Houssay, Raoul Hausmann, Violet Jessop, and Gene Vincent. After him are Georgy Dobrovolsky, Roy O. Disney, Shigeyoshi Suzuki, Vladislav Volkov, Philippe Thys, and Edie Sedgwick.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Jo Siffert ranks 134 out of 540Before him are Jean-Robert Argand (1768), Mario Adorf (1930), Anna Göldi (1734), Kurt Huber (1893), Rodolphe Töpffer (1799), and Hans-Rudolf Merz (1942). After him are Édouard Claparède (1873), Annemarie Schwarzenbach (1908), Jeremias Gotthelf (1797), Gaspard Bauhin (1560), Peter Sauber (1943), and Antoine-Henri Jomini (1779).

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), Marc Surer (1951), Romain Grosjean (1986), Heini Walter (1927), Loris Kessel (1950), Jo Vonlanthen (1942), Sébastien Buemi (1988), Gregor Foitek (1965), and Jean-Denis Délétraz (1963).

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