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Wolfgang von Trips

1928 - 1961

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wolfgang von Trips has received more than 418,606 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Wolfgang von Trips is the 47th most popular racing driver (up from 48th in 2019), the 1,192nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,248th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular German Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 47 out of 888Before him are Denny Hulme, Phil Hill, Valentino Rossi, Damon Hill, Louis Chiron, and Lorenzo Bandini. After him are René Arnoux, Hannu Mikkola, Jacques Laffite, Didier Pironi, Gerhard Berger, and Lella Lombardi.

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Among people born in 1928, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 83Before him are Sara Montiel, Gustav Leonhardt, Elias James Corey, Osamu Shimomura, Daniel Nathans, and Desmond Morris. After him are Marco Ferreri, Gene Sharp, Gaston Thorn, Patrick McGoohan, Ion Mihai Pacepa, and Fats Domino. Among people deceased in 1961, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 26Before him are Dashiell Hammett, Maria of Yugoslavia, Grandma Moses, Eero Saarinen, Luigi Einaudi, and Akiba Rubinstein. After him are Paul Wittgenstein, Lee de Forest, Blaise Cendrars, Arthur Drewry, Karl Korsch, and Mukhtar Auezov.

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Among people born in Germany, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 1,192 out of 6,142Before him are Hermann Graf (1912), Ernst Lindemann (1894), Georg Böhm (1661), Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1907), Max Amann (1891), and Armin Laschet (1961). After him are Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth (1892), Michel Bréal (1832), Otto Rasch (1891), Hans Baur (1897), Philipp Bouhler (1899), and Rudolf Brandt (1909).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Wolfgang von Trips ranks 3Before him are Michael Schumacher (1969) and Jochen Rindt (1942). After him are Rudolf Caracciola (1901), Sebastian Vettel (1987), Walter Röhrl (1947), Jochen Mass (1946), Ralf Schumacher (1975), Nico Rosberg (1985), Rolf Stommelen (1943), Heinz-Harald Frentzen (1967), and Hans Herrmann (1928).