Luigi Musso

1924 - 1958

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Luigi Musso (28 July 1924 – 6 July 1958) was an Italian racing driver. In 1955 he joined the Ferrari team, entering into a fierce rivalry with Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins, which boosted the performance of the team, but also encouraged greater risk-taking. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Musso has received more than 126,913 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Luigi Musso is the 90th most popular racing driver (down from 74th in 2019), the 1,844th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,573rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Italian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Luigi Musso ranks 90 out of 888Before him are Jean Behra, David Purley, Elio de Angelis, Arturo Merzario, Tom Pryce, and Alfonso de Portago. After him are Patrick Tambay, Peter Collins, Carlos Pace, Onofre Marimón, Ralf Schumacher, and Henri Toivonen.

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Among people born in 1924, Luigi Musso ranks 114Before him are Carlo Bergonzi, Rik Van Steenbergen, Machiko Kyō, Torsten Wiesel, Katy Jurado, and Danielle Mitterrand. After him are Rudolf Vrba, Roland Petit, Pat Hingle, Jacques Vergès, Rikidōzan, and Jozef Tomko. Among people deceased in 1958, Luigi Musso ranks 51Before him are Abul Kalam Azad, 'Abd al-Ilah, Florent Schmitt, Ludwig Crüwell, Ronald Colman, and Mikhail Zoshchenko. After him are Peter Collins, Johannes R. Becher, Florian Znaniecki, Pierre-Étienne Flandin, Infanta Eulalia of Spain, and Johnston McCulley.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luigi Musso ranks 1,844 out of 4,088Before him are Luigi Comencini (1916), Alfonso IV d'Este, Duke of Modena (1634), Ottavio Bottecchia (1894), Tarcisio Burgnich (1939), Leonardo De Lorenzo (1875), and Beniamino Stella (1941). After him are Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma (1847), Galeazzo II Visconti (1320), Roberto Boninsegna (1943), Christian Vieri (1973), Susanna Agnelli (1922), and David Sassoli (1956).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Luigi Musso ranks 18Before him are Luigi Fagioli (1898), Ernesto Brambilla (1934), Michele Alboreto (1956), Carlo Ubbiali (1929), Elio de Angelis (1958), and Arturo Merzario (1943). After him are Andrea de Cesaris (1959), Alex Zanardi (1966), Ludovico Scarfiotti (1933), Riccardo Paletti (1958), Piero Taruffi (1906), and Giancarlo Fisichella (1973).