Patrick Nève

1949 - 2017

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Patrick Marie Ghislain Pierre Simon Stanislas Nève de Mévergnies (13 October 1949 – 12 March 2017) was a Belgian racing driver. He participated in 14 Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 16 May 1976. He was notable for being the first driver for Williams Grand Prix Engineering. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Nève has received more than 43,426 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Patrick Nève is the 414th most popular racing driver (down from 378th in 2019), the 584th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 453rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Belgian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Patrick Nève ranks 414 out of 888Before him are Walt Ader, Jacques Pollet, Erwin Bauer, Ian Burgess, Kazuyoshi Hoshino, and Adolfo Schwelm Cruz. After him are María de Villota, Pedro Lamy, Arthur Legat, Piero Drogo, Alain de Changy, and Loris Kessel.

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Among people born in 1949, Patrick Nève ranks 427Before him are Yuri Baturin, Emma Kirkby, Manolo el del bombo, Gayle Rubin, Daniel Pipes, and Antonello Cuccureddu. After him are Franz Josef Jung, Spencer Haywood, Gloria Hendry, Anatoliy Konkov, Ed Begley Jr., and Chrisye. Among people deceased in 2017, Patrick Nève ranks 382Before him are Julia Hartwig, Don Gordon, Peter Sarstedt, Habib Thiam, Joy Fleming, and Türkân Akyol. After him are Daphne Caruana Galizia, Anthony Harvey, Girija Devi, Robert Hirsch, Erin Moran, and Charles P. Thacker.

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Among people born in Belgium, Patrick Nève ranks 584 out of 899Before him are Frank De Bleeckere (1966), Gotye (1980), Henri Dirickx (1927), Andrei Kozyrev (1951), Théodore Nouwens (1908), and Toby Alderweireld (1989). After him are Maurice Martens (1947), Arthur Legat (1898), Alain de Changy (1922), Luc Millecamps (1951), Henry Spira (1927), and Filip De Wilde (1964).


Among racing drivers born in Belgium, Patrick Nève ranks 8Before him are Thierry Boutsen (1957), Willy Mairesse (1928), Olivier Gendebien (1924), Charles de Tornaco (1927), Max Verstappen (1997), and Georges Berger (1918). After him are Arthur Legat (1898), Alain de Changy (1922), Jacques Swaters (1926), Roger Laurent (1913), Eric van de Poele (1961), and Philippe Adams (1969).