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Ottavio Bottecchia

1894 - 1927

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Ottavio Bottecchia (pronounced [otˈtaːvjo botˈtekkja]; 1 August 1894 – 15 June 1927) was an Italian cyclist and the first Italian winner of the Tour de France. He was found injured and unconscious by a roadside and died a few days later; the exact circumstances of his accident remain a mystery. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ottavio Bottecchia has received more than 91,633 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Ottavio Bottecchia is the 30th most popular cyclist, the 2,055th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,840th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Italian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Ottavio Bottecchia ranks 30 out of 1,214Before him are Lucien Petit-Breton, Jan Janssen, Louis Trousselier, Luis Ocaña, Ferdinand Kübler, and Marco Pantani. After him are René Pottier, Louison Bobet, Laurent Fignon, Lucien Van Impe, Rudi Altig, and Octave Lapize.

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Among people born in 1894, Ottavio Bottecchia ranks 95Before him are Paul Lukas, Józef Beck, Otto Wöhler, T. V. Soong, Mei Lanfang, and Thorleif Haug. After him are Max Weinreich, Ecaterina Teodoroiu, Alexander Lippisch, Prince Igor Constantinovich of Russia, Friedrich Pollock, and Marietta Blau. Among people deceased in 1927, Ottavio Bottecchia ranks 55Before him are Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov, Victorine Meurent, Ion I. C. Brătianu, Stanisław Przybyszewski, and Vasily Polenov. After him are Robert Fuchs, Gustave Whitehead, Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar, Hugo Schuchardt, Jonas Basanavičius, and Dawid Janowski.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ottavio Bottecchia ranks 2,055 out of 4,668Before him are Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus (-400), Anna Juliana Gonzaga (1566), Maddalena Casulana (1544), Andrea de Cesaris (1959), Valeria Golino (1965), and Antonio Rossellino (1427). After him are Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este (1821), Pantaenus (200), Ottavio Rinuccini (1562), Aloysius Bertrand (1807), Piero Taruffi (1906), and Otto Orseolo (992).

Among CYCLISTS In Italy

Among cyclists born in Italy, Ottavio Bottecchia ranks 7Before him are Fausto Coppi (1919), Maurice Garin (1871), Gino Bartali (1914), Felice Gimondi (1942), Alfredo Binda (1902), and Marco Pantani (1970). After him are Francesco Moser (1951), Gastone Nencini (1930), Fiorenzo Magni (1920), Luigi Ganna (1883), Ercole Baldini (1933), and Attilio Pavesi (1910).