Maurice Trintignant

1917 - 2005

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Maurice Bienvenu Jean Paul Trintignant (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 122,592 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Maurice Trintignant is the 69th most popular racing driver (up from 78th in 2019), the 1,757th most popular biography from France (down from 1,738th in 2019) and the 10th most popular French Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Maurice Trintignant ranks 69 out of 888Before him are Michèle Mouton, Lucien Bianchi, Jo Siffert, Lewis Hamilton, Chris Amon, and Rubens Barrichello. After him are Luigi Fagioli, Walter Röhrl, Ernesto Brambilla, Jean Alesi, Michele Alboreto, and Sebastian Vettel.

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Among people born in 1917, Maurice Trintignant ranks 93Before him are Yigael Yadin, Atle Selberg, Otto Kittel, Pál Maléter, Asmahan, and Andrew Wyeth. After him are Augusto Roa Bastos, Jean Rouch, Alparslan Türkeş, Suzy Delair, Zhang Chunqiao, and Giuseppe De Santis. Among people deceased in 2005, Maurice Trintignant ranks 67Before him are Ed McBain, Mary Jackson, Ba Jin, Urie Bronfenbrenner, Charly Gaul, and Victoria de los Ángeles. After him are Augusto Roa Bastos, John DeLorean, Yao Wenyuan, Narriman Sadek, Richard Pryor, and Dana Elcar.

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Among people born in France, Maurice Trintignant ranks 1,757 out of 5,234Before him are Marie de Gournay (1565), La Goulue (1866), Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien (1641), Jacques Mesrine (1936), Jean-Lambert Tallien (1767), and Charles-François Lebrun (1739). After him are Adélaïde d'Orléans (1777), Nicolas Catinat (1637), François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg (1628), Charles Koechlin (1867), William V, Duke of Aquitaine (969), and Jean-Marie Villot (1905).


Among racing drivers born in France, Maurice Trintignant ranks 10Before him are Jacques Laffite (1943), Pierre Levegh (1905), René Arnoux (1948), Didier Pironi (1952), Patrick Depailler (1944), and Michèle Mouton (1951). After him are Jean Alesi (1964), Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), Jo Schlesser (1928), Jean Behra (1921), Patrick Tambay (1949), and Paul Frère (1917).