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Marco Pantani

1970 - 2004

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Marco Pantani (Italian: [ˈmarko panˈtaːni]; 13 January 1970 – 14 February 2004) was an Italian road racing cyclist, widely regarded as one of the greatest climbing specialists in the history of the sport by measures of his legacy, credits from other riders, and records. He recorded the fastest ever climbs up the Tour's iconic venues of Mont Ventoux (46:00) and Alpe d'Huez (36:50), and other cyclists including Lance Armstrong and Charly Gaul have hailed Pantani's climbing skills. He is the last rider and one of only seven to ever win the Tour de France – Giro d'Italia double, doing so in 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marco Pantani has received more than 1,552,184 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Marco Pantani is the 29th most popular cyclist (down from 22nd in 2019), the 2,046th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,708th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Italian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Marco Pantani ranks 29 out of 1,214Before him are Nicolas Frantz, Lucien Petit-Breton, Jan Janssen, Louis Trousselier, Luis Ocaña, and Ferdinand Kübler. After him are Ottavio Bottecchia, René Pottier, Louison Bobet, Laurent Fignon, Lucien Van Impe, and Rudi Altig.

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Among people born in 1970, Marco Pantani ranks 43Before him are Paulo Sousa, Emmanuel Petit, Melissa McCarthy, Christian Karembeu, Roberto Di Matteo, and Gabriela Sabatini. After him are Andrej Plenković, Phillip Cocu, Sadiq Khan, Patrick M'Boma, Chris O'Donnell, and DMX. Among people deceased in 2004, Marco Pantani ranks 92Before him are Anthony Steffen, Zenkō Suzuki, Uta Hagen, Philip Abelson, Chiang Fang-liang, and Boris Trajkovski. After him are Jean Lefebvre, Artie Shaw, Irina Press, Miki Matsubara, Laura Betti, and René Laloux.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Marco Pantani ranks 2,046 out of 4,668Before him are Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1587), Hermas (150), Iullus Antonius (-43), Fernando d'Ávalos (1489), Loris Francesco Capovilla (1915), and Aldo Ciccolini (1925). After him are Galeazzo I Visconti (1277), Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1607), Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus (-400), Anna Juliana Gonzaga (1566), Maddalena Casulana (1544), and Andrea de Cesaris (1959).

Among CYCLISTS In Italy

Among cyclists born in Italy, Marco Pantani ranks 6Before him are Fausto Coppi (1919), Maurice Garin (1871), Gino Bartali (1914), Felice Gimondi (1942), and Alfredo Binda (1902). After him are Ottavio Bottecchia (1894), Francesco Moser (1951), Gastone Nencini (1930), Fiorenzo Magni (1920), Luigi Ganna (1883), and Ercole Baldini (1933).