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Laurent Fignon

1960 - 2010

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Laurent Patrick Fignon (French pronunciation: [loʁɑ̃ fiɲɔ̃]; 12 August 1960 – 31 August 2010) was a French professional road bicycle racer who won the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984 and the Giro d'Italia in 1989. He is former FICP World No. 1 in 1989. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laurent Fignon has received more than 520,551 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Laurent Fignon is the 33rd most popular cyclist (up from 39th in 2019), the 2,594th most popular biography from France (down from 2,409th in 2019) and the 10th most popular French Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Laurent Fignon ranks 33 out of 1,214Before him are Luis Ocaña, Ferdinand Kübler, Marco Pantani, Ottavio Bottecchia, René Pottier, and Louison Bobet. After him are Lucien Van Impe, Rudi Altig, Octave Lapize, Patrick Sercu, Henri Pélissier, and Firmin Lambot.

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Among people born in 1960, Laurent Fignon ranks 98Before him are Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Jafar Panahi, Takashi Miike, Temuera Morrison, Susanne Bier, and Jennifer Rush. After him are Stefano Casiraghi, Daniel Baldwin, Michael Stipe, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Abdellatif Kechiche, and Axel Rudi Pell. Among people deceased in 2010, Laurent Fignon ranks 109Before him are Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, Eddie Fisher, Orlando Peçanha, Lynn Redgrave, Jean Ferrat, and Alan Sillitoe. After him are Luis Molowny, Anatoly Dobrynin, Richard Holbrooke, Hajo Herrmann, Tomáš Špidlík, and Georges Wilson.

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In France

Among people born in France, Laurent Fignon ranks 2,594 out of 6,011Before him are Marie Dubois (1937), Émile Littré (1801), Édouard René de Laboulaye (1811), Paul Tortelier (1914), Richard Bohringer (1942), and Bayezid Osman (1924). After him are Gershom ben Judah (960), Philippe Nahon (1938), Étienne Maurice Gérard (1773), Charles Lecocq (1832), Anne Golon (1921), and Margaret I, Countess of Flanders (1145).

Among CYCLISTS In France

Among cyclists born in France, Laurent Fignon ranks 10Before him are François Faber (1887), Henri Cornet (1884), Lucien Petit-Breton (1882), Louis Trousselier (1881), René Pottier (1879), and Louison Bobet (1925). After him are Octave Lapize (1887), Henri Pélissier (1889), Roger Walkowiak (1927), André Leducq (1904), Jacques Dupont (1928), and Roger Pingeon (1940).