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Kent Andersson

1942 - 2006

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Kent Andersson (August 1, 1942 – August 29, 2006) was a Swedish professional motorcycle road racer. He competed in Grand Prix motorcycle racing between 1966 and 1975, most prominently as a member of the Yamaha factory racing team where he was a two-time 125cc World Champion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kent Andersson has received more than 4,085 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Kent Andersson is the 220th most popular racing driver, the 479th most popular biography from Sweden and the 11th most popular Swedish Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Kent Andersson ranks 220 out of 888Before him are Kurt Adolff, Emilio de Villota, Phil Read, Lee Wallard, Bertrand Gachot, and Philippe Alliot. After him are Harry Schell, Giulio Cabianca, Alex Soler-Roig, Kevin Schwantz, Philippe Streiff, and Robert Manzon.

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Among people born in 1942, Kent Andersson ranks 322Before him are Björn Nordqvist, Gregorio Rosa Chávez, Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo, Vladimir Kovalyonok, Norberto Rivera Carrera, and Thomas Hammarberg. After him are Nobby Stiles, Rosa von Praunheim, Hannes Löhr, Emília Vášáryová, Ghada al-Samman, and Petar Nadoveza. Among people deceased in 2006, Kent Andersson ranks 186Before him are Asima Chatterjee, Shoshana Damari, Esther Lederberg, Vilgot Sjöman, Elizabeth Bolden, and Andreas Katsulas. After him are Theodore Levitt, Akira Ifukube, Octavia E. Butler, Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Lars Korvald, and Ion Drîmbă.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Kent Andersson ranks 479 out of 1,612Before him are Elizabeth Hesselblad (1870), Fanny Brate (1861), Thomas Hammarberg (1942), Jenny Nyström (1854), Petra Mede (1970), and Ivar Jacobson (1939). After him are Gustaf Fröding (1860), Ingvar Wixell (1931), Loreen (1983), Lina Sandell (1832), Axel Ljung (1884), and Gustaf Cederström (1845).


Among racing drivers born in Sweden, Kent Andersson ranks 11Before him are Stig Blomqvist (1946), Ove Andersson (1938), Reine Wisell (1941), Stefan Johansson (1956), Gunnar Nilsson (1948), and Slim Borgudd (1946). After him are Conny Andersson (1939), Torsten Palm (1947), Bertil Roos (1943), Kenneth Eriksson (1956), Marcus Ericsson (1990), and Kenny Bräck (1966).