Peter Collins

1931 - 1958

Peter Collins

Peter John Collins (6 November 1931 – 3 August 1958) was a British racing driver. He was killed in the 1958 German Grand Prix, just weeks after winning the RAC British Grand Prix. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Collins has received more than 21,453 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 87th most popular racing driver.

Memorability Metrics

  • 21k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among racing drivers, Peter Collins ranks 87 out of 782Before him are Ángel Nieto, José Froilán González, Jean Alesi, Carlos Pace, Guy Edwards, and Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior. After him are Michele Alboreto, Walter Röhrl, Elio de Angelis, Jochen Mass, Alan Stacey, and Stuart Lewis-Evans.

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Among people born in 1931, Peter Collins ranks 110Before him are Kakuichi Mimura, Sri Chinmoy, Angie Dickinson, Josep Lluís Núñez, Takashi Mizuno, and Telê Santana. After him are Dimitar Dobrev, Lamberto Dini, Masaaki Hatsumi, Reizo Fukuhara, Daniel Ellsberg, and Márta Mészáros. Among people deceased in 1958, Peter Collins ranks 47Before him are Florent Schmitt, Princess Louise of Orléans, Pál Maléter, Abul Kalam Azad, Ludwig Crüwell, and Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood. After him are Ernest Jones, Edward Weston, Ronald Colman, Johnston McCulley, Infanta Eulalia of Spain, and Mikhail Zoshchenko.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Collins ranks 1,338 out of 5,347Before him are R. D. Laing (1927), James McAvoy (1979), Warren Hastings (1732), Svein Knutsson (1016), James Connolly (1868), and Vinnie Jones (1965). After him are Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341), Cerdic of Wessex (467), Bertram Ramsay (1883), Steven Berkoff (1937), Catherine Eddowes (1842), and Joseph Boxhall (1884).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Peter Collins ranks 17Before him are Tom Pryce (1949), Lewis Hamilton (1985), Roger Williamson (1948), Colin McRae (1968), David Purley (1945), and Guy Edwards (1942). After him are Alan Stacey (1933), Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), Piers Courage (1942), Alfonso de Portago (1928), David Coulthard (1971), and John Watson (1946).

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