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Peter Collins

1931 - 1958

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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 31,347 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Peter Collins is the 68th most popular racing driver (up from 92nd in 2019), the 1,178th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,485th in 2019) and the 14th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Peter Collins ranks 68 out of 888Before him are Maria Teresa de Filippis, Michele Alboreto, Rubens Barrichello, Pierre Levegh, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, and Alfonso de Portago. After him are Jo Siffert, Pedro Rodríguez, Mike Hailwood, Jean Alesi, Sebastian Vettel, and Jos Verstappen.

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Among people born in 1931, Peter Collins ranks 91Before him are Samir Amin, John Robert Schrieffer, Jack Swigert, James Tolkan, Mauricio Kagel, and Olympia Dukakis. After him are Takashi Takabayashi, John Gavin, Angie Dickinson, Mike Nichols, Yao Wenyuan, and Nikolai Chernykh. Among people deceased in 1958, Peter Collins ranks 38Before him are Petru Groza, Tyrone Power, Duncan Edwards, Princess Louise of Orléans, Prince Oskar of Prussia, and Henri Farman. After him are Nuri al-Said, Wilhelm Zaisser, Viktor Schauberger, Franz Bardon, Mikhail Zoshchenko, and Luigi Musso.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Collins ranks 1,178 out of 7,765Before him are Frank Lloyd (1886), Alice Keppel (1868), Stephen Fry (1957), Robert Recorde (1512), James Mirrlees (1936), and Chris Patten (1944). After him are Edward Bach (1886), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884), Charles Bell (1774), and Joan of Kent (1328).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Peter Collins ranks 14Before him are John Surtees (1934), Stirling Moss (1929), Lewis Hamilton (1985), Damon Hill (1960), Colin McRae (1968), and Alfonso de Portago (1928). After him are Mike Hailwood (1940), Roger Williamson (1948), Tom Pryce (1949), David Purley (1945), David Coulthard (1971), and John Watson (1946).