Peter de Klerk

1935 - 2015

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Peter de Klerk (16 March 1935 – 11 July 2015) was a racing driver from South Africa. He participated in four Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 28 December 1963. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter de Klerk has received more than 33,038 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Peter de Klerk is the 543rd most popular racing driver (down from 519th in 2019), the 143rd most popular biography from South Africa (down from 134th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Peter de Klerk ranks 543 out of 888Before him are Roberto Bussinello, Jonathan Palmer, Red Amick, Bertil Roos, Marco Apicella, and Nikita Mazepin. After him are Georges Grignard, Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Nicholas Latifi, David Hampshire, Boy Hayje, and Miguel Ángel Guerra.

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Among people born in 1935, Peter de Klerk ranks 404Before him are Mary Oliver, Philip Agee, Bob Gibson, Boris Stenin, Justin Francis Rigali, and Susan Brownmiller. After him are Adnan Badran, Yola Ramírez, Aki Schmidt, Ronald Pettersson, Susan Cooper, and Ferenc Török. Among people deceased in 2015, Peter de Klerk ranks 377Before him are Gene Saks, Ildikó Schwarczenberger, Jeanna Friske, Ivan Davidov, Valmir Louruz, and Errol Brown. After him are Nina Otkalenko, Elsa Cayat, Sam Simon, Jim Loscutoff, Oganes Zanazanyan, and Kurt Oppelt.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Peter de Klerk ranks 143 out of 374Before him are Frew McMillan (1942), Elsa Joubert (1922), Francois Botha (1968), Phillip V. Tobias (1925), Ruth First (1925), and Gavin Hood (1963). After him are Lucky Dube (1910), Helen Zille (1951), Constand Viljoen (1933), Mzilikazi (1790), Francois Pienaar (1967), and Sid James (1913).

Among RACING DRIVERS In South Africa

Among racing drivers born in South Africa, Peter de Klerk ranks 6Before him are Jody Scheckter (1950), Ian Scheckter (1947), Tony Maggs (1937), Paddy Driver (1934), and Jackie Pretorius (1934). After him are Eddie Keizan (1944), Doug Serrurier (1920), Desiré Wilson (1953), Neville Lederle (1938), Ernie Pieterse (1938), and Luki Botha (1930).