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Maria Teresa de Filippis

1926 - 2016

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Maria Teresa de Filippis (11 November 1926 – 8 January 2016) was an Italian racing driver, and the first woman to race in Formula One. She participated in five World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 18 May 1958, but scored no championship points. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Teresa de Filippis has received more than 248,563 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Maria Teresa de Filippis is the 62nd most popular racing driver (down from 54th in 2019), the 1,493rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,448th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Italian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 62 out of 888Before her are Riccardo Patrese, Rudolf Caracciola, Tazio Nuvolari, Colin McRae, Patrick Depailler, and Alan Jones. After her are Michele Alboreto, Rubens Barrichello, Pierre Levegh, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Alfonso de Portago, and Peter Collins.

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Among people born in 1926, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 94Before her are Verner Panton, Karl Richter, Robert Fogel, Joachim Fest, Ta Mok, and György Kurtág. After her are Yoshio Okada, Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Francisco Rabal, Jean-Marie Lustiger, Siegfried Lenz, and John Schlesinger. Among people deceased in 2016, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 88Before her are David Hamilton, Corry Brokken, Edward Albee, Seymour Papert, Tony Burton, and Glenn Frey. After her are Ashraf Pahlavi, Lloyd Shapley, Michael Massee, Kenny Baker, Thomas Luckmann, and Claude Gensac.

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Among people born in Italy, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 1,493 out of 4,668Before her are Lea Massari (1933), Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1698), Gillo Pontecorvo (1919), Paris Bordone (1500), Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies (1822), and Marcus Terentius Varro Lucullus (-116). After her are Gian Maria Visconti (1388), Giuseppe Crespi (1665), Michele Alboreto (1956), Lina Bo Bardi (1914), Galeria Valeria (300), and Dino Grandi (1895).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 9Before her are Alberto Ascari (1918), Giacomo Agostini (1942), Valentino Rossi (1979), Lella Lombardi (1941), Riccardo Patrese (1954), and Tazio Nuvolari (1892). After her are Michele Alboreto (1956), Vittorio Brambilla (1937), Arturo Merzario (1943), Luigi Musso (1924), Luigi Fagioli (1898), and Elio de Angelis (1958).