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Octave Lapize

1887 - 1917

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Octave Lapize (pronounced [ɔktav lapiz]; 24 October 1887 – 14 July 1917) was a French professional road racing cyclist and track cyclist.Most famous for winning the 1910 Tour de France and a bronze medal at the 1908 Summer Olympics in the men's 100 kilometres, he was a three-time winner of one-day classics, Paris–Roubaix and Paris–Brussels. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Octave Lapize has received more than 60,207 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Octave Lapize is the 36th most popular cyclist (up from 37th in 2019), the 2,646th most popular biography from France (down from 2,364th in 2019) and the 11th most popular French Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Octave Lapize ranks 36 out of 1,214Before him are Ottavio Bottecchia, René Pottier, Louison Bobet, Laurent Fignon, Lucien Van Impe, and Rudi Altig. After him are Patrick Sercu, Henri Pélissier, Firmin Lambot, Sylvère Maes, Freddy Maertens, and Odile Defraye.

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Among people born in 1887, Octave Lapize ranks 104Before him are James Finlayson, Kurt Atterberg, Frigyes Karinthy, Hanns Kerrl, Arthur Percival, and Walter Ruttmann. After him are M. N. Roy, Alvin Hansen, Jorge Chávez, Govind Ballabh Pant, Şükrü Saracoğlu, and Edelmiro Julián Farrell. Among people deceased in 1917, Octave Lapize ranks 55Before him are Yevgeni Ivanovich Alekseyev, Manuel de Arriaga, Sarah Aaronsohn, Maksim Bahdanovič, Anton Haus, and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson. After him are Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, Eduardo di Capua, Madge Syers, Enric Prat de la Riba, Teresa Carreño, and Émile Boirac.

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In France

Among people born in France, Octave Lapize ranks 2,646 out of 6,011Before him are Philippe LeBon (1767), Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt (1746), Boniface, Count of Savoy (1244), Alan Stivell (1944), Charles Plumier (1646), and Pierre Vernier (1580). After him are Guillaume Dubois (1656), Édith Scob (1937), Fernando Ocáriz Braña (1944), Alberic of Cîteaux (1001), Jean Guitton (1901), and Guillaume Le Gentil (1725).

Among CYCLISTS In France

Among cyclists born in France, Octave Lapize ranks 11Before him are Henri Cornet (1884), Lucien Petit-Breton (1882), Louis Trousselier (1881), René Pottier (1879), Louison Bobet (1925), and Laurent Fignon (1960). After him are Henri Pélissier (1889), Roger Walkowiak (1927), André Leducq (1904), Jacques Dupont (1928), Roger Pingeon (1940), and Albert Taillandier (1879).