Wolfgang Seidel

1926 - 1987

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Wolfgang Seidel (4 July 1926 – 1 March 1987) was a racing driver from Germany. He participated in 12 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 2 August 1953. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfgang Seidel has received more than 22,478 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Wolfgang Seidel is the 404th most popular racing driver (down from 396th in 2019), the 3,926th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,936th in 2019) and the 31st most popular German Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Wolfgang Seidel ranks 404 out of 888Before him are Loris Capirossi, Ivor Bueb, Jutta Kleinschmidt, Tony Maggs, Ken Kavanagh, and Bob Evans. After him are Paolo Barilla, Pastor Maldonado, Bernard Darniche, Walt Ader, Jacques Pollet, and Erwin Bauer.

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Among people born in 1926, Wolfgang Seidel ranks 343Before him are Jesús Loroño, H. R. Haldeman, Günter de Bruyn, Jimmy Heath, Nikos Koundouros, and Adriano Directo Emperado. After him are Verne Gagne, Don Gordon, Zakaria Chihab, Danny Blanchflower, Piero Drogo, and Klaus Schütz. Among people deceased in 1987, Wolfgang Seidel ranks 179Before him are Alphonse Alley, Carlo Cassola, Alexis Chantraine, Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, Valentín Paz-Andrade, and Elizabeth Cotten. After him are Elizabeth Hartman, Charles Stark Draper, Marcos Calderón, Leabua Jonathan, William J. Casey, and Oscar Casanovas.

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Among people born in Germany, Wolfgang Seidel ranks 3,926 out of 5,289Before him are Holger Badstuber (1989), Jürgen Möllemann (1945), Sahra Wagenknecht (1969), Charlotte Auerbach (1899), Albert Zürner (1890), and Heinz Fütterer (1931). After him are Friedrich Kluge (1856), Martin Lauer (1937), Paul Falk (1921), Anton Reichenow (1847), Ivan Klasnić (1980), and Dieter Burdenski (1950).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Wolfgang Seidel ranks 31Before him are Timo Glock (1982), Hubert Hahne (1935), Kurt Ahrens Jr. (1940), Bernd Schneider (1964), Nico Hülkenberg (1987), and Jutta Kleinschmidt (1962). After him are Erwin Bauer (1912), Fritz Riess (1922), Ian Ashley (1947), Joachim Winkelhock (1960), Günther Bechem (1921), and Theo Helfrich (1913).