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Ken Kavanagh

1923 - 2019

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Thomas Kenrick Kavanagh (12 December 1923 – 26 November 2019) was an Australian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and racecar driver. In 1952, Kavanagh became the first Australian to win a motorcycle Grand Prix race when he won the 350cc Ulster Grand Prix. In 1956, he won the Junior TT at the Isle of Man TT races. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Kavanagh has received more than 36,239 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ken Kavanagh is the 376th most popular racing driver (up from 402nd in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Australia (up from 214th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Australian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Ken Kavanagh ranks 376 out of 888Before him are Eric Thompson, John Miles, Innes Ireland, Alan Brown, Giorgio Francia, and Élie Bayol. After him are Michael May, Cesare Perdisa, Michel Leclère, Sébastien Bourdais, Pastor Maldonado, and Giorgio Bassi.

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Among people born in 1923, Ken Kavanagh ranks 315Before him are Halfdan T. Mahler, Jorge Romo, Oskar Fischer, Thea Beckman, Walter M. Miller Jr., and Max Jakobson. After him are Shlomo Hillel, Alina Janowska, Bob Barker, Tom M. Apostol, Jean Stapleton, and Bruno Zumino. Among people deceased in 2019, Ken Kavanagh ranks 329Before him are Ben Pon, Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde, Francisco Toledo, Jaegwon Kim, Bob Einstein, and Göran Malmqvist. After him are Stoyanka Mutafova, Carolee Schneemann, Günter Kunert, Gianni De Michelis, François Weyergans, and Martin Lauer.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Ken Kavanagh ranks 202 out of 925Before him are Mike Chapman (1947), Greg Egan (1961), Ian Thorpe (1982), Betty Cuthbert (1938), David Malet Armstrong (1926), and Bob Daisley (1950). After him are Ken McGregor (1929), Costas Mandylor (1965), Nathan Jones (1970), Mark Oliphant (1901), Ruby Payne-Scott (1912), and John Winter (1924).

Among RACING DRIVERS In Australia

Among racing drivers born in Australia, Ken Kavanagh ranks 8Before him are Alan Jones (1946), Mark Webber (1976), Mick Doohan (1965), Daniel Ricciardo (1989), Tim Schenken (1943), and Casey Stoner (1985). After him are Frank Gardner (1931), Vern Schuppan (1943), Paul England (1929), Paul Hawkins (1937), David Walker (1941), and Troy Bayliss (1969).