Juan Manuel Fangio

1911 - 1995

Juan Manuel Fangio

Juan Manuel Fangio (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfanχjo], Italian pronunciation: [ˈfandʒo]; 24 June 1911 – 17 July 1995), nicknamed El Chueco ("the bowlegged" or "bandy legged one") or El Maestro ("The Master"), was an Argentine racing car driver. He dominated the first decade of Formula One racing, winning the World Drivers' Championship five times.From childhood, he abandoned his studies to pursue auto mechanics. In 1938, he debuted in Turismo Carretera, competing in a Ford V8. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Manuel Fangio has received more than 1,303,764 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Juan Manuel Fangio ranks 4 out of 782Before him are Niki Lauda, Enzo Ferrari, and Ayrton Senna. After him are James Hunt, Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, Jackie Stewart, Giuseppe Farina, Emerson Fittipaldi, Alberto Ascari, and Jack Brabham.

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Among people born in 1911, Juan Manuel Fangio ranks 6Before him are Ronald Reagan, Josef Mengele, Konstantin Chernenko, Baba Vanga, and Georges Pompidou. After him are Naguib Mahfouz, Emil Cioran, William Golding, Władysław Szpilman, Võ Nguyên Giáp, and Nino Rota. Among people deceased in 1995, Juan Manuel Fangio ranks 3Before him are Yitzhak Rabin and Gilles Deleuze. After him are Emil Cioran, Anatoly Dyatlov, Michael Ende, Emmanuel Levinas, Konrad Zuse, Mikhail Botvinnik, Eugene Wigner, Gunnar Nordahl, and Adolf Butenandt.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Juan Manuel Fangio ranks 8 out of 659Before him are Pope Francis (1936), Jorge Luis Borges (1899), Eva Perón (1919), Alfredo Di Stéfano (1926), Diego Maradona (1960), and Juan Perón (1895). After him are Astor Piazzolla (1921), Martha Argerich (1941), Lionel Messi (1987), Isabel Martínez de Perón (1931), Jorge Rafael Videla (1925), and José de San Martín (1778).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Argentina

Among racing drivers born in Argentina, Juan Manuel Fangio ranks 1After him are Carlos Reutemann (1942), Onofre Marimón (1923), José Froilán González (1922), Alejandro de Tomaso (1928), Ricardo Zunino (1949), Alberto Crespo (1920), Clemar Bucci (1920), Jorge Daponte (1923), Roberto Bonomi (1919), Roberto Mieres (1924), and Alfredo Pián (1912).

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