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Vincenzo Lancia

1881 - 1937

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Vincenzo Lancia (24 August 1881 – 15 February 1937) was an Italian racing driver, engineer and founder of Lancia. Vincenzo Lancia was born in the small village of Fobello on 24 August 1881, close to Turin; his family tree starts in Fabello around 1550. He was the youngest of four children (one sister and two brothers), his father being a soup canner who made his money in Argentina before returning to Turin to start his business. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vincenzo Lancia has received more than 77,737 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Vincenzo Lancia is the 152nd most popular businessperson (up from 189th in 2019), the 1,476th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,837th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Italian Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 152 out of 601Before him are William C. Durant, Al-Waleed bin Talal, Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche, John Sculley, Massimo Moratti, and Chaleo Yoovidhya. After him are Sung Jae-gi, Eric Schmidt, Basil Zaharoff, Melinda Gates, Lady Bird Johnson, and Charles Simonyi.

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Among people born in 1881, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 55Before him are Sveinn Björnsson, Cecil B. DeMille, Victor Klemperer, Giovanni Papini, P. G. Wodehouse, and Paul Cornu. After him are Mikhail Larionov, L. E. J. Brouwer, Franz Gürtner, Ulrich von Hassell, Artur Phleps, and Max Pechstein. Among people deceased in 1937, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 44Before him are Louis Vierne, Georgy Pyatakov, Keke Geladze, Bessie Smith, Ray Ewry, and Chūya Nakahara. After him are Andrés Nin Pérez, Abd al-Hafid of Morocco, Max Adler, Akhmet Baitursynov, Yeghishe Charents, and Walter Simons.

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Among people born in Italy, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 1,476 out of 4,668Before him are Ludovico III Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua (1412), John Parricida (1290), Enzo Bearzot (1927), Marisa Pavan (1932), Joe D'Amato (1936), and Philip I, Prince of Taranto (1278). After him are Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727), Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi (1566), Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta (1898), Andrew, Duke of Calabria (1327), Arsenius the Great (354), and Boris Pahor (1913).


Among businesspeople born in Italy, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 10Before him are Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916), Giovanni Agnelli (1866), Flavio Briatore (1950), Michele Ferrero (1925), Giulia Tofana (1581), and Massimo Moratti (1945). After him are Piero Ferrari (1945), Mino Raiola (1967), Luca Cordero di Montezemolo (1947), Aurelio Peccei (1908), Francesco Baracca (1888), and Stefano Casiraghi (1960).