Michele Alboreto

1956 - 2001

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Michele Alboreto (23 December 1956 – 25 April 2001) was an Italian racing driver. He was runner up to Alain Prost in the 1985 Formula One World Championship, as well as winning the 1997 24 Hours of Le Mans and 2001 12 Hours of Sebring sports car races. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michele Alboreto has received more than 416,194 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Michele Alboreto is the 74th most popular racing driver (up from 88th in 2019), the 1,696th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,706th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Italian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Michele Alboreto ranks 74 out of 888Before him are Rubens Barrichello, Maurice Trintignant, Luigi Fagioli, Walter Röhrl, Ernesto Brambilla, and Jean Alesi. After him are Sebastian Vettel, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Jochen Mass, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Carlo Ubbiali, and Jo Schlesser.

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Among people born in 1956, Michele Alboreto ranks 54Before him are Dave Murray, Carlo Urbani, Michael Biehn, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Amado Carrillo Fuentes, and Bakir Izetbegović. After him are Sela Ward, Khaled Mashal, Miguel Bosé, Rita Wilson, Almazbek Atambayev, and Joan Allen. Among people deceased in 2001, Michele Alboreto ranks 63Before him are Seishiro Shimatani, David Graf, Donald J. Cram, Perry Como, Chet Atkins, and Isao Inokuma. After him are Luis Carniglia, Liisi Oterma, Marvin Harris, Jaroslav Drobný, Juan Bosch, and Marcos Pérez Jiménez.

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Among people born in Italy, Michele Alboreto ranks 1,696 out of 4,088Before him are Battista Farina (1893), Catherine of Genoa (1447), Bobby Solo (1945), Antipope Adalbert (1001), Virginia de' Medici (1568), and Nicholas of Tolentino (1245). After him are Pier Giorgio Frassati (1901), Antonius Felix (10), Laura Pausini (1974), Fernando d'Ávalos (1489), Rothari (606), and Wacho (500).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Michele Alboreto ranks 14Before him are Maria Teresa de Filippis (1926), Vittorio Brambilla (1937), Riccardo Patrese (1954), Lucien Bianchi (1934), Luigi Fagioli (1898), and Ernesto Brambilla (1934). After him are Carlo Ubbiali (1929), Elio de Angelis (1958), Arturo Merzario (1943), Luigi Musso (1924), Andrea de Cesaris (1959), and Alex Zanardi (1966).