Tazio Nuvolari

1892 - 1953

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Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtattsjo ˈdʒordʒo nuvoˈlaːri]; 16 November 1892 – 11 August 1953) was an Italian racing driver. He first raced motorcycles and then concentrated on sports cars and single-seaters. A resident of Mantua, he was known as 'Il Mantovano Volante' (The Flying Mantuan) and nicknamed 'Nivola'. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tazio Nuvolari has received more than 308,930 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Tazio Nuvolari is the 46th most popular racing driver (up from 50th in 2019), the 1,340th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,315th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Italian Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Tazio Nuvolari ranks 46 out of 888Before him are Denny Hulme, Valentino Rossi, Louis Chiron, Gerhard Berger, Damon Hill, and Lorenzo Bandini. After him are Jody Scheckter, Wolfgang von Trips, Kimi Räikkönen, Alan Jones, Mike Hailwood, and Jacques Laffite.

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Among people born in 1892, Tazio Nuvolari ranks 61Before him are Mikhail Kirponos, Paul Abraham, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, J. B. S. Haldane, Tamon Yamaguchi, and Richard Neutra. After him are Günther Blumentritt, Edith Södergran, Eiji Yoshikawa, Juan Negrín, Margaret Rutherford, and Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria. Among people deceased in 1953, Tazio Nuvolari ranks 34Before him are Dylan Thomas, Vera Mukhina, Richard von Mises, Hugo Schmeisser, Vsevolod Pudovkin, and Lionel Logue. After him are Nobuyuki Abe, Hans Reichenbach, Jean Epstein, Mary Anderson, Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine, and Wilhelm Stuckart.

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Among people born in Italy, Tazio Nuvolari ranks 1,340 out of 4,088Before him are Alvise Cadamosto (1432), Maurus Servius Honoratus (363), Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682), Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria (1783), Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727), and Thomas of Celano (1185). After him are Annibale de Gasparis (1819), Frederick the Simple (1342), Roberto Mancini (1964), Gaetano Bresci (1869), Cima da Conegliano (1459), and Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara (1545).


Among racing drivers born in Italy, Tazio Nuvolari ranks 7Before him are Enzo Ferrari (1898), Giuseppe Farina (1906), Alberto Ascari (1918), Giacomo Agostini (1942), Lella Lombardi (1941), and Valentino Rossi (1979). After him are Maria Teresa de Filippis (1926), Vittorio Brambilla (1937), Riccardo Patrese (1954), Lucien Bianchi (1934), Luigi Fagioli (1898), and Ernesto Brambilla (1934).