Rudi Altig

1937 - 2016

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Rudi Altig (German pronunciation: [ˈʁuːdiː ˈaltɪç] (listen); 18 March 1937 – 11 June 2016) was a German professional track and road racing cyclist who won the 1962 Vuelta a España and the world championship in 1966. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudi Altig has received more than 67,082 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Rudi Altig is the 29th most popular cyclist (up from 44th in 2019), the 1,910th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,923rd in 2019) and the most popular German Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Rudi Altig ranks 29 out of 1,212Before him are Jan Janssen, Louison Bobet, Nicolas Frantz, Roger De Vlaeminck, Rik Van Steenbergen, and Firmin Lambot. After him are Ottavio Bottecchia, Louis Trousselier, Ferdinand Kübler, Joop Zoetemelk, Lucien Van Impe, and Stan Ockers.

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Among people born in 1937, Rudi Altig ranks 117Before him are Edward Fox, Jay Rockefeller, Monkey Punch, Francis Veber, Emerich Jenei, and John Hume. After him are John Kennedy Toole, Franz Vranitzky, Lorraine Gary, Lajos Portisch, Suzanne Pleshette, and Eduard Uspensky. Among people deceased in 2016, Rudi Altig ranks 117Before him are Oleg Popov, Greg Lake, Goran Hadžić, Andrew Grove, Peter Vaughan, and Michel Rocard. After him are Peter Naur, Peter Shaffer, Gordie Howe, Franco Citti, Abe Vigoda, and Rudolf E. Kálmán.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Rudi Altig ranks 1,910 out of 5,289Before him are Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1783), Hinrich Lohse (1896), Bertha of Sulzbach (1110), Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1764), Franz Xaver von Baader (1765), and Hartmut Michel (1948). After him are Karl Mauss (1898), Adolf von Hildebrand (1847), Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck (1948), Marianne Koch (1931), Erasmus Reinhold (1511), and Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich (1806).

Among CYCLISTS In Germany

Among cyclists born in Germany, Rudi Altig ranks 1After him are Jan Ullrich (1973), Josef Fischer (1865), Albert Richter (1912), Heinz Müller (1924), Erik Zabel (1970), Olaf Ludwig (1960), Dietrich Thurau (1954), Joseph Rosemeyer (1872), Theodor Leupold (null), Jens Voigt (1971), and Toni Merkens (1912).