Maurice Trintignant

1917 - 2005

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Maurice Bienvenu Jean Paul Trintignant (French pronunciation: [mɔʁis bjɛ̃v(ə)ny ʒɑ̃ pɔl tʁɛ̃tiɲɑ̃]; 30 October 1917 – 13 February 2005) was a motor racing driver and vintner from France. He competed in the Formula One World Championship for fourteen years, between 1950 and 1964, one of the longest careers in the early years of Formula One. During this time he also competed in sports car racing, including winning the 1954 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Trintignant has received more than 186,990 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Maurice Trintignant is the 68th most popular racing driver (up from 83rd in 2019), the 1,693rd most popular biography from France (up from 1,819th in 2019) and the 9th most popular French Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Maurice Trintignant ranks 68 out of 1,080Before him are Chris Amon, Gerhard Berger, Kimi Räikkönen, Louis Chiron, Riccardo Patrese, and Maria Teresa de Filippis. After him are Colin McRae, Patrick Tambay, Michele Alboreto, Jean Alesi, José Froilán González, and Mike Hailwood.

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Among people born in 1917, Maurice Trintignant ranks 76Before him are Kamal Jumblatt, Obdulio Varela, Magda Szabó, Robert Bloch, Ettore Sottsass, and Henry Ford II. After him are Alexander Schmorell, Stéphane Hessel, Alparslan Türkeş, Pedro Infante, Carson McCullers, and Roque Máspoli. Among people deceased in 2005, Maurice Trintignant ranks 65Before him are Arman, Aenne Burda, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Moog, John Garang, and Henry Taube. After him are Narriman Sadek, Amrish Puri, Charly Gaul, Dana Elcar, Clemente Domínguez y Gómez, and Ba Jin.

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Among people born in France, Maurice Trintignant ranks 1,693 out of 6,770Before him are Valentin Haüy (1745), Marie Anne Lenormand (1772), Tristan Corbière (1845), André Courrèges (1923), François Georges-Picot (1870), and Jacques Cazotte (1719). After him are Émile Friant (1863), Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier (1742), Lolo Ferrari (1963), Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848), Fulk IV, Count of Anjou (1043), and Henri Cornet (1884).


Among racing drivers born in France, Maurice Trintignant ranks 9Before him are Jean Todt (1946), Didier Pironi (1952), René Arnoux (1948), Jacques Laffite (1943), Patrick Depailler (1944), and Michèle Mouton (1951). After him are Patrick Tambay (1949), Jean Alesi (1964), Jean-Louis Schlesser (1948), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), Pierre Levegh (1905), and Guy Ligier (1930).