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Lucien Van Impe

1946 - Today

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Lucien Van Impe (pronounced [lʏsˈjɛɱ vɑn ˈɪmpə]; born 20 October 1946) is a Belgian cyclist, who competed professionally between 1969 and 1987. He excelled mainly as a climber in multiple-day races such as the Tour de France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucien Van Impe has received more than 102,698 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Lucien Van Impe is the 34th most popular cyclist, the 319th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 254th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Belgian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Lucien Van Impe ranks 34 out of 1,214Before him are Ferdinand Kübler, Marco Pantani, Ottavio Bottecchia, René Pottier, Louison Bobet, and Laurent Fignon. After him are Rudi Altig, Octave Lapize, Patrick Sercu, Henri Pélissier, Firmin Lambot, and Sylvère Maes.

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Among people born in 1946, Lucien Van Impe ranks 205Before him are Nicole Garcia, Jean-Luc Marion, Ahmad Zahir, Jim Hines, Toquinho, and Irena Szewińska. After him are John Waters, Ti Lung, Shlomo Sand, Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Eugene Levy, and John C. Mather.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Lucien Van Impe ranks 319 out of 1,019Before him are Hendrik Conscience (1812), Gillis van Coninxloo (1544), Marcel Broodthaers (1924), Philippe de Monte (1521), Adriaen van Utrecht (1599), and Paul Bril (1556). After him are Achille Van Acker (1898), Marc Wilmots (1969), Adeliza of Louvain (1103), Abraham Brueghel (1631), Henry IV, Duke of Brabant (1251), and Willy Mairesse (1928).

Among CYCLISTS In Belgium

Among cyclists born in Belgium, Lucien Van Impe ranks 6Before him are Eddy Merckx (1945), Rik Van Looy (1933), Roger De Vlaeminck (1947), Rik Van Steenbergen (1924), and Philippe Thys (1889). After him are Patrick Sercu (1944), Firmin Lambot (1886), Sylvère Maes (1909), Freddy Maertens (1952), Odile Defraye (1888), and Stan Ockers (1920).