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 213,646 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Maria Teresa de Filippis is the 54th most popular racing driver (down from 52nd in 2019), the 1,448th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,357th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Italian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 54 out of 888Before her are Wolfgang von Trips, Kimi Räikkönen, Alan Jones, Mike Hailwood, Jacques Laffite, and Pierre Levegh. After her are René Arnoux, Didier Pironi, Patrick Depailler, Vittorio Brambilla, Riccardo Patrese, and Carlos Sainz.

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Among people born in 1926, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 99Before her are György Kurtág, Kim Jae-gyu, Aaron Klug, Francisco Rabal, László Papp, and Ed McBain. After her are Robert Fogel, Hans Werner Henze, Gus Grissom, David H. Hubel, Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse, and Verner Panton. Among people deceased in 2016, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 83Before her are Michal Kováč, Marvin Minsky, René Angélil, Henry Heimlich, Seymour Papert, and Walter Kohn. After her are André Courrèges, Edward Albee, Bata Živojinović, Thomas Luckmann, Ashraf Pahlavi, and Lloyd Shapley.

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Among people born in Italy, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 1,448 out of 4,088Before her are Francesco del Cossa (1436), Princess Luisa Carlotta of Naples and Sicily (1804), Flavio Biondo (1388), Praxedes (100), Aistulf (null), and Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri (1667). After her are Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia (1773), Lambert of Italy (880), Mattia Preti (1613), Valentino Mazzola (1919), Authari (540), and Paolo Ruffini (1765).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Maria Teresa de Filippis ranks 8Before her are Giuseppe Farina (1906), Alberto Ascari (1918), Giacomo Agostini (1942), Lella Lombardi (1941), Valentino Rossi (1979), and Tazio Nuvolari (1892). After her are Vittorio Brambilla (1937), Riccardo Patrese (1954), Lucien Bianchi (1934), Luigi Fagioli (1898), Ernesto Brambilla (1934), and Michele Alboreto (1956).