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 2,014,506 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Stirling Moss is the 18th most popular racing driver (up from 29th in 2019), the 449th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 659th in 2019) and the 5th most popular British 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, Stirling Moss ranks 18 out of 888Before him are Emerson Fittipaldi, Bruce McLaren, Jackie Stewart, Jochen Rindt, Jim Clark, and Keke Rosberg. After him are Graham Hill, Gilles Villeneuve, Jack Brabham, Nelson Piquet, Ronnie Peterson, and Clay Regazzoni.

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Among people born in 1929, Stirling Moss ranks 33Before him are Chet Baker, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Hafizullah Amin, George Steiner, Djalma Santos, and Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. After him are Graham Hill, Francis Gary Powers, Murray Gell-Mann, Babrak Karmal, John Cassavetes, and Bill Evans. Among people deceased in 2020, Stirling Moss ranks 31Before him are George Steiner, Geert Hofstede, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Joel Schumacher, Oliver E. Williamson, and Kenny Rogers. After him are John le Carré, Mirella Freni, Luis Sepúlveda, Paolo Rossi, Radomir Antić, and Christopher Tolkien.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stirling Moss ranks 449 out of 6,924Before him are David Beckham (1975), Gary Moore (1952), Edward the Martyr (962), Charlie Watts (1941), Henry Every (1659), and Robert Brown (1773). After him are Anthony Burgess (1917), Deborah Kerr (1921), Roger Penrose (1931), Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943), Æthelflæd (869), and Edward the Confessor (1003).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Stirling Moss ranks 5Before him are James Hunt (1947), Ken Miles (1918), Jackie Stewart (1939), and Jim Clark (1936). After him are Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Damon Hill (1960), Mike Hailwood (1940), and Lewis Hamilton (1985).