Historic Overview Edouard Fachleitner
Édouard Fachleitner (born 24 February 1921 in Santa Domenica d'Albona, Italy, died 18 July 2008) was a French former professional road bicycle racer. He was an Italian citizen until 23 June 1939. He was a professional between 1943 and 1952. Fachleitner's best results were overall victories in the 1948 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré and 1950 Tour de Romandie and second place overall in the 1947 Tour de France. He also won the one-day races GP d'Armagnac (1945), Ajaccio-Bastia (1946), Ronde d'Aix-en-Provence (1946) and GP de Cannes (1950).