Historic Overview François Faber

Rider

Overall Rank118
NameFrançois FABER
Country
  Luxembourg
Date of birth26-Jan-1887 - Aulnay sur Iton (Haute Normandie)
Date of death09-May-1915 - Carency (Nord Pas de Calais)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

François Faber

François Faber (pronounced [fʁɑ̃.swa fa.bɛʁ]; 26 January 1887 – 9 May 1915) was a Luxembourgian racing cyclist. He was born in France. He was the first foreigner to win the Tour de France in 1909, and his record of winning 5 consecutive stages still stands. He died in World War I while fighting for France.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Tour de France 1909
Paris - Roubaix 1913
Giro di Lombardia 1908
Paris - Tours 1909, 1910
Sedan - Bruxelles 1909
Paris - Bruxelles 1909
Bordeaux - Paris 1911
Tour de France - stages 1908 (4), 1909 (6), 1910 (3), 1911 (2), 1913 (2), 1914 (2)
Tour de Belgique - stages 1913 (1)
More results

Seasons

François Faber - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1906 Labor 191 34
2. 1907 Labor - Dunlop 1363 7
3. 1908 Peugeot - Wolber 2176 2
4. 1909 Alcyon - Dunlop 3551 1
5. 1910 Alcyon - Dunlop 1889 3
6. 1911 Alcyon - Dunlop 1506 6
7. 1912 Automoto - Persan 829 25
8. 1913 Peugeot - Wolber 2044 1
9. 1914 Peugeot - Wolber 943 16
Overall: 14492 118