Piers Courage

1942 - 1970

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Piers Raymond Courage (27 May 1942 – 21 June 1970) was a British racing driver. He participated in 29 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 2 January 1967. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Piers Courage has received more than 268,814 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Piers Courage is the 83rd most popular racing driver (up from 106th in 2019), the 1,398th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,570th in 2019) and the 13th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Piers Courage ranks 83 out of 888Before him are Jochen Mass, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Carlo Ubbiali, Jo Schlesser, Jacques Villeneuve, and José Froilán González. After him are Jean Behra, David Purley, Elio de Angelis, Arturo Merzario, Tom Pryce, and Alfonso de Portago.

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Among people born in 1942, Piers Courage ranks 149Before him are David Bradley, Rei Kawakubo, Evaristo Carvalho, Britt Ekland, Takao Nishiyama, and Frank Zane. After him are Bill Conti, Rupert Sheldrake, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Michel Fourniret, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, and Christopher A. Sims. Among people deceased in 1970, Piers Courage ranks 75Before him are Elyesa Bazna, James B. Donovan, Jan Syrový, Agustín Muñoz Grandes, Roman Ingarden, and Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein. After him are Wilhelm Schepmann, Michał Kalecki, Sheng Shicai, Vera Brittain, Polina Zhemchuzhina, and Lucien Goldmann.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Piers Courage ranks 1,398 out of 6,924Before him are Patrick O'Brian (1914), Elizabeth Blount (1500), Jacquetta of Luxembourg (1415), James Herriot (1916), Roger Deakins (1949), and George Young (1946). After him are Daisy and Violet Hilton (null), Greg Lake (1947), Blanche of Lancaster (1345), William Watson (1715), Janick Gers (1957), and Gideon Mantell (1790).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Piers Courage ranks 13Before him are Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Damon Hill (1960), Mike Hailwood (1940), and Lewis Hamilton (1985). After him are David Purley (1945), Tom Pryce (1949), Alfonso de Portago (1928), Peter Collins (1931), Roger Williamson (1948), and Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930).