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Lucien Petit-Breton

1882 - 1917

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Lucien Georges Mazan (18 October 1882 – 20 December 1917) was a French racing cyclist (pseudonym: Lucien Petit-Breton, pronounced [ly.sjɛ̃ pə.ti.bʁə.tɔ̃]), known as the first two-time winner of the Tour de France. He was born in Plessé, Loire-Atlantique, a part of Brittany, now part of Pays de la Loire. When he was six he moved with his parents to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he took the nationality. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucien Petit-Breton has received more than 51,464 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Lucien Petit-Breton is the 24th most popular cyclist (down from 20th in 2019), the 2,168th most popular biography from France (down from 1,841st in 2019) and the 6th most popular French Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Lucien Petit-Breton ranks 24 out of 1,214Before him are Joop Zoetemelk, Federico Bahamontes, Rik Van Steenbergen, Philippe Thys, Hugo Koblet, and Nicolas Frantz. After him are Jan Janssen, Louis Trousselier, Luis Ocaña, Ferdinand Kübler, Marco Pantani, and Ottavio Bottecchia.

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Among people born in 1882, Lucien Petit-Breton ranks 91Before him are David Burliuk, Ladislas Starevich, Artur Schnabel, Song Jiaoren, Kimon Georgiev, and Inayat Khan. After him are Raymonde de Laroche, Bronisław Huberman, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam, Anna Schäffer, Infanta María Teresa of Spain, and Volin. Among people deceased in 1917, Lucien Petit-Breton ranks 38Before him are Georges Guynemer, Mendele Mocher Sforim, Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz, Bérenger Saunière, Carolus-Duran, and Ivan Goremykin. After him are Kristian Birkeland, Matthias Zurbriggen, Duke Philipp of Württemberg, Boris Stürmer, Andrew Taylor Still, and Eric Campbell.

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In France

Among people born in France, Lucien Petit-Breton ranks 2,168 out of 6,011Before him are Peter Nolasco (1180), Amadeus V, Count of Savoy (1249), William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (935), Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (1786), Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894), and Maurice Sarrail (1856). After him are André Vingt-Trois (1942), Maurice de Broglie (1875), Jacques Charrier (1936), Jean-Loup Chrétien (1938), Jean-Dominique Bauby (1952), and Alfred Loisy (1857).

Among CYCLISTS In France

Among cyclists born in France, Lucien Petit-Breton ranks 6Before him are Jacques Anquetil (1934), Bernard Hinault (1954), Raymond Poulidor (1936), François Faber (1887), and Henri Cornet (1884). After him are Louis Trousselier (1881), René Pottier (1879), Louison Bobet (1925), Laurent Fignon (1960), Octave Lapize (1887), and Henri Pélissier (1889).