RACING DRIVER

Stirling Moss

1929 - 2020

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Sir Stirling Craufurd Moss (17 September 1929 – 12 April 2020) was a British Formula One racing driver. An inductee into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, he won 212 of the 529 races he entered across several categories of competition and has been described as "the greatest driver never to win the World Championship". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stirling Moss has received more than 2,188,964 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Stirling Moss is the 35th most popular racing driver (down from 18th in 2019), the 672nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 449th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Racing Driver.

Stirling Moss is most famous for being the first British driver to win a Formula One Grand Prix.

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Among RACING DRIVERS

Among racing drivers, Stirling Moss ranks 35 out of 888Before him are Carlos Reutemann, Mike Hawthorn, Jean Todt, John Surtees, Mika Häkkinen, and François Cevert. After him are Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton, Roland Ratzenberger, Kimi Räikkönen, Jody Scheckter, and Denny Hulme.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1929, Stirling Moss ranks 65Before him are Jerry Goldsmith, Mohamed Al-Fayed, E. O. Wilson, Milorad Pavić, Pierre Brice, and Gudrun Burwitz. After him are Werner Arber, Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow, Violeta Chamorro, Paul Lauterbur, Bruno Cremer, and George Stinney. Among people deceased in 2020, Stirling Moss ranks 46Before him are Little Richard, George Steiner, Michael Lonsdale, Lucia Bosè, Christopher Tolkien, and Kim Ki-duk. After him are Joel Schumacher, Kobe Bryant, Mirella Freni, Nexhmije Hoxha, Luis Sepúlveda, and Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stirling Moss ranks 672 out of 7,765Before him are Oliver Heaviside (1850), Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (1473), Robert Carlyle (1961), John Gurdon (1933), William Ewart Gladstone (1809), and Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005). After him are Thomas Chippendale (1718), J. L. Austin (1911), Amélie of Orléans (1865), John Harrison (1693), Jude Law (1972), and Ian McEwan (1948).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Stirling Moss ranks 9Before him are Jackie Stewart (1939), Jim Clark (1936), Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), Mike Hawthorn (1929), and John Surtees (1934). After him are Lewis Hamilton (1985), Damon Hill (1960), Colin McRae (1968), Alfonso de Portago (1928), Peter Collins (1931), and Mike Hailwood (1940).