Jochen Rindt

1942 - 1970

Jochen Rindt

Karl Jochen Rindt (German: [ˈjɔxn̩ ˈʁɪnt]; 18 April 1942 – 5 September 1970) was a German-born racing driver who represented Austria during his career, the first Austrian to take part in a Formula One Grand Prix. In 1970, he was killed during practice for the Italian Grand Prix and became the only driver to be posthumously awarded the Formula One World Drivers' Championship. Rindt started motor racing in 1961. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jochen Rindt has received more than 802,524 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Jochen Rindt ranks 14 out of 782Before him are Jackie Stewart, Giuseppe Farina, Emerson Fittipaldi, Alberto Ascari, Jack Brabham, and Clay Regazzoni. After him are Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Nelson Piquet, Gilles Villeneuve, Ronnie Peterson, and Keke Rosberg.

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Among people born in 1942, Jochen Rindt ranks 31Before him are Lou Reed, Ian McShane, Ted Kaczynski, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Mohamed ElBaradei, and Javier Solana. After him are Peter Handke, Werner Herzog, Giorgio Agamben, José Eduardo dos Santos, John Wayne Gacy, and Jacob Zuma. Among people deceased in 1970, Jochen Rindt ranks 27Before him are Semyon Timoshenko, Rudolf Carnap, C. V. Raman, Peter II of Yugoslavia, Otto Heinrich Warburg, and Eric Berne. After him are Frances Farmer, Vladimir Propp, Heinrich Brüning, Nina Ricci, Percy Spencer, and Bruce McLaren.

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Among people born in Germany, Jochen Rindt ranks 447 out of 3,763Before him are Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662), Otto Carius (1922), Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804), Maria Josepha of Bavaria (1739), and Hans Spemann (1869). After him are Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (1750), Friedrich Mohs (1773), Harald zur Hausen (1936), August Weismann (1834), George Grosz (1893), and Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Jochen Rindt ranks 2Before him are Michael Schumacher (1969). After him are Rudolf Caracciola (1901), Sebastian Vettel (1987), Walter Röhrl (1947), Jochen Mass (1946), Ralf Schumacher (1975), Rolf Stommelen (1943), Nico Rosberg (1985), Hans Herrmann (1928), Heinz-Harald Frentzen (1967), and Karl Kling (1910).

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