Peter Walker

1912 - 1984

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Peter Douglas Conyers Walker (7 October 1912 – 1 March 1984) was an English racing driver. He was born in Huby, Yorkshire and died in Newtown, Worcestershire. He proved a strong driver in most disciplines, but was most adept in sports cars, winning the 1951 24 Hours of Le Mans race, and the Goodwood Nine-Hours in 1955. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Walker has received more than 37,594 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Peter Walker is the 249th most popular racing driver (down from 227th in 2019), the 2,836th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,679th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Peter Walker ranks 249 out of 888Before him are Geoff Duke, Ken Block, Satoru Nakajima, Nicky Hayden, Johnny Herbert, and Gino Bianco. After him are John Taylor, Carl Scarborough, Derek Warwick, John Love, Sébastien Ogier, and Timo Mäkinen.

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Among people born in 1912, Peter Walker ranks 205Before him are Enoch Powell, Vlastimil Kopecký, Maksim Tank, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Louis Paul Boon, and Nihat Erim. After him are György Szűcs, Khalid Bakdash, Ichiji Otani, Phạm Hùng, Rudi Fischer, and Nam Sung-yong. Among people deceased in 1984, Peter Walker ranks 140Before him are Sam Jaffe, Kenneth Arnold, Flora Robson, Ethel Merman, Marcel Moyse, and Gino Bianco. After him are Roberto Porta, Ralph Kirkpatrick, Janaki Ammal, Red Garland, Eulogio Martínez, and Rambai Barni.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Walker ranks 2,836 out of 7,765Before him are Martin Lings (1909), William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1396), Johnny Herbert (1964), Chris Farlowe (1940), Kiki Dee (1947), and Mary Beale (1633). After him are Ian Hart (1964), Shirley Henderson (1965), John Taylor (1933), Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset (1436), Paul Weller (1958), and Ceolwulf of Wessex (600).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Peter Walker ranks 39Before him are Tony Brise (1952), Peter Gethin (1940), Jackie Oliver (1942), Phil Read (1939), Geoff Duke (1923), and Johnny Herbert (1964). After him are John Taylor (1933), Derek Warwick (1954), Divina Galica (1944), Derek Bell (1941), Brian Hart (1936), and Martin Donnelly (1964).