Ove Andersson

1938 - 2008

Ove Andersson

Ove Andersson (3 January 1938 – 11 June 2008), nicknamed Påven ("the Pope"), was a Swedish rally driver and the first head of Toyota's F1 programme. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ove Andersson has received more than 39,294 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 110th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Ove Andersson ranks 110 out of 782Before him are Henri Pescarolo, Patrick Tambay, Piers Courage, Chris Amon, Paul Frère, and Stig Blomqvist. After him are Sébastien Loeb, Tommi Mäkinen, Robert Kubica, Riccardo Paletti, Andrea de Cesaris, and Felipe Massa.

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Among people born in 1938, Ove Andersson ranks 156Before him are David Lane, Isabelle Aubret, Goh Kun, Jesús María Pereda, Tatsuya Shiji, and Seishiro Shimatani. After him are Michael Rockefeller, Benjamin Mkapa, Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Rauno Aaltonen, and Jacqueline Andere. Among people deceased in 2008, Ove Andersson ranks 88Before him are Paul Scofield, Suzanne Pleshette, Bronisław Geremek, Paul Frère, Anthony Minghella, and Dora Ratjen. After him are Cyd Charisse, Michael DeBakey, Kon Ichikawa, Boris Shakhlin, Ken Naganuma, and Gerard Damiano.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Ove Andersson ranks 312 out of 935Before him are Stig Blomqvist (1946), Lennart Carleson (1928), Nils Gabriel Sefström (1787), Prince Carl Bernadotte (null), Fredrik Reinfeldt (1965), and Svante Nilsson (1460). After him are Jan Troell (1931), Louis Gerhard De Geer (1818), Anette Olzon (1971), Arvid Lindman (1862), Carl Milles (1875), and Pernilla August (1958).


Among racing drivers born in Sweden, Ove Andersson ranks 6Before him are Ronnie Peterson (1944), Keke Rosberg (1948), Jo Bonnier (1930), Björn Waldegård (1943), and Stig Blomqvist (1946). After him are Reine Wisell (1941), Gunnar Nilsson (1948), Stefan Johansson (1956), Conny Andersson (1939), Torsten Palm (1947), and Bertil Roos (1943).

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