Nello Pagani

1911 - 2003

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Cirillo Pagani (11 October 1911 – 19 October 2003), nicknamed "Nello", was an Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver. He was born in Milan, Lombardy, and died in Bresso. He was known for his long career, spanning from 1928 to 1955, and for becoming the first 125cc World Champion in the inaugural 1949 campaign. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nello Pagani has received more than 27,338 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Nello Pagani is the 180th most popular racing driver (down from 172nd in 2019), the 2,567th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,237th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Italian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Nello Pagani ranks 180 out of 888Before him are Jos Verstappen, Carlo Maria Abate, Kenny Roberts, Johnny Cecotto, Alejandro de Tomaso, and Nanni Galli. After him are Guy Edwards, Kunimitsu Takahashi, Mark Webber, Luigi Taveri, Silvio Moser, and Tony Brooks.

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Among people born in 1911, Nello Pagani ranks 145Before him are Floyd Council, Xiao Hong, Allan Pettersson, Kaj Franck, Lee Falk, and Big Joe Turner. After him are Carl Keenan Seyfert, Tilly Fleischer, Mirzo Tursunzoda, Mary Blair, Terry-Thomas, and Paul Augustin Mayer. Among people deceased in 2003, Nello Pagani ranks 143Before him are Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov, Isao Iwabuchi, Eugenio Monti, Alejandro de Tomaso, Jorge Oteiza, and Jean Yanne. After him are Bigode, Hans Hermann Groër, Walter Sisulu, Augusto Monterroso, William Steig, and Karl Kling.

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Among people born in Italy, Nello Pagani ranks 2,567 out of 4,088Before him are Nanni Galli (1940), Fabrizio Ravanelli (1968), Marco Basaiti (1470), Enrico Forlanini (1848), Walter de Silva (1951), and Emanuele d'Astorga (1680). After him are Matteo Messina Denaro (1962), Pietro Vierchowod (1959), Elio Vittorini (1908), Umberto Caligaris (1901), Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus (-1), and Michele Steno (1331).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Nello Pagani ranks 36Before him are Ignazio Giunti (1941), Geki (1937), Renzo Zorzi (1946), Andrea de Adamich (1941), Carlo Maria Abate (1932), and Nanni Galli (1940). After him are Giovanna Amati (1959), Felice Bonetto (1903), Giulio Cabianca (1923), Bruno Giacomelli (1952), Luca Badoer (1971), and Umberto Maglioli (1928).