Wolfgang von Trips

1928 - 1961

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Wolfgang Alexander Albert Eduard Maximilian Reichsgraf Berghe von Trips (German pronunciation: [ˈvɔlfɡaŋ fɔn tʁɪps] ; 4 May 1928 – 10 September 1961), also simply known as Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips, was a German racing driver. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfgang von Trips has received more than 518,713 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Wolfgang von Trips is the 56th most popular racing driver (down from 47th in 2019), the 1,302nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,192nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular German Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 56 out of 1,080Before him are Stirling Moss, Alfredo Ferrari, Patrick Depailler, Tazio Nuvolari, Michèle Mouton, and Lewis Hamilton. After him are Rudolf Caracciola, Lella Lombardi, Damon Hill, Hannu Mikkola, Alan Jones, and Chris Amon.

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Among people born in 1928, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 91Before him are Patrick McGoohan, Robert Sheckley, Elias James Corey, Hans Blix, Marco Ferreri, and Walter Mondale. After him are Sara Montiel, Burt Bacharach, Gustav Leonhardt, James Ivory, Colin Chapman, and Michel Serrault. Among people deceased in 1961, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 27Before him are Dashiell Hammett, Maria of Yugoslavia, Lee de Forest, Akiba Rubinstein, Blaise Cendrars, and Arthur Drewry. After him are Eero Saarinen, Mukhtar Auezov, Karl Korsch, Zoltán Tildy, Maria Valtorta, and Paul Wittgenstein.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 1,302 out of 7,253Before him are Uli Stielike (1954), Jakob Wassermann (1873), Otto V, Duke of Bavaria (1346), Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg (1875), Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1700), and Marian Gold (1954). After him are Walter Rauff (1906), Dorothea Binz (1920), Josef Bühler (1904), John Rabe (1882), Rudolf Diels (1900), and Carl Stumpf (1848).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 4Before him are Michael Schumacher (1969), Jochen Rindt (1942), and Walter Röhrl (1947). After him are Rudolf Caracciola (1901), Jochen Mass (1946), Sebastian Vettel (1987), Ralf Schumacher (1975), Heinz-Harald Frentzen (1967), Rolf Stommelen (1943), Karl Kling (1910), and Stefan Bellof (1957).