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 65,942 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Vincenzo Lancia is the 189th most popular businessperson (down from 177th in 2019), the 1,837th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,780th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Italian Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 189 out of 604Before him are Steve Fossett, Josep Lluís Núñez, Andrew Grove, Lakshmi Mittal, Aurelio Peccei, and Malcolm Glazer. After him are Stavros Niarchos, Vidal Sassoon, Al-Waleed bin Talal, Rex Tillerson, Theo Albrecht, and Friedrich Bayer.

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Among people born in 1881, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 67Before him are Paul Cornu, Ulrich von Hassell, Muhammad VIII al-Amin, Otozō Yamada, Augustin Bea, and Kim Kyu-sik. After him are Ramón Grau, Hugo Meisl, Wilhelm Worringer, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Louis Trousselier, and Hakaru Hashimoto. Among people deceased in 1937, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 56Before him are Abd al-Hafid of Morocco, Walter Simons, Diana Abgar, Keke Geladze, Iona Yakir, and Horacio Quiroga. After him are Hugo Meisl, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky, Evgeny Pashukanis, Rafael de Nogales Méndez, Gabriel Pierné, and Richard Boleslawski.

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Among people born in Italy, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 1,837 out of 4,088Before him are Giovanni Baglione (1566), Carmine Crocco (1830), Mario Corso (1941), Vespasiano I Gonzaga (1531), William of Modena (1184), and Nedo Nadi (1894). After him are Luigi Comencini (1916), Alfonso IV d'Este, Duke of Modena (1634), Ottavio Bottecchia (1894), Tarcisio Burgnich (1939), Leonardo De Lorenzo (1875), and Beniamino Stella (1941).


Among businesspeople born in Italy, Vincenzo Lancia ranks 11Before him are Guccio Gucci (1881), Flavio Briatore (1950), Michele Ferrero (1925), Massimo Moratti (1945), Luca Cordero di Montezemolo (1947), and Aurelio Peccei (1908). After him are Piero Ferrari (1945), Francesco Baracca (1888), Adriano Galliani (1944), Sergio Marchionne (1952), Lazare Ponticelli (1897), and Giangiacomo Feltrinelli (1926).