Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
2946
2. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
2789
3. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
2292
4. Bruno MONTI 12-Jun-1930 Arrow - Hutchinson
ITA
2147
5. Gilbert BAUVIN 04-Aug-1927 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
1993
6. Jean FORESTIER 07-Oct-1930 Follis - Dunlop
FRA
1957
7. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
LUX
1935
8. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Bianchi - Pirelli
FRA
1787
9. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
1763
10. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
ESP
1762
11. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
1702
12. Roger WALKOWIAK 02-Mar-1927 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
1665
13. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
1616
14. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
1609
15. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
1524
16. Arrigo PADOVAN 16-Jun-1927 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
1448
17. Pasquale FORNARA 29-Mar-1925 Arbos - Bif - Clément
ITA
1437
18. Rene PRIVAT 04-Dec-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1305
19. Alessandro FANTINI 01-Jan-1932 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
1296
20. Wout WAGTMANS 10-Nov-1929 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
1225
21. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
1221
22. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 L. Bobet
FRA
1220
23. Miguel BOVER PONS 14-Feb-1928 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
1186
24. Gerrit VOORTING 18-Jan-1923 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
1169
25. Richard VAN GENECHTEN 23-Jul-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1160
26. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Bertin - Huret
BEL
1133
27. Germain DERIJCKE 02-Nov-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
1126
28. Andre VLAYEN 17-Mar-1931 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1108
29. Pierino BAFFI 15-Sep-1930 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
1069
30. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1049
31. Jesus LORONO 26-Jan-1926 Gamma
ESP
1032
32. Bernard GAUTHIER 22-Sep-1924 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1022
33. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
GBR
1014
34. Cleto MAULE 14-Mar-1931 Torpado - Pirelli
ITA
1007
35. Nello LAUREDI 05-Oct-1924 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson
FRA
999
36. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
994
37. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
985
38. Agostino COLETTO 14-Aug-1927 Fréjus - Superga
ITA
963
39. Pietro GIUDICI 28-Jul-1921 Condor
ITA
939
40. Alex CLOSE 26-Nov-1921 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
919
41. Giorgio ALBANI 15-Jun-1929 Legnano
ITA
913
42. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
878
43. Jean BRANKART 12-Jul-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
848
44. Carlo CLERICI 03-Sep-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
842
45. Valentin HUOT 01-May-1929 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
837
46. Daan DE GROOT 25-May-1933 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
797
47. Claude LE BER 07-Jun-1931 L. Bobet
FRA
793
48. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Leo - Chlorodont
ITA
779
49. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Carpano - Coppi
SUI
756
50. Vicente ITURAT 22-Aug-1928 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
ESP
743
51. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
NED
741
52. Miguel CHACON 14-Jan-1930 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
738
53. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Cora
BEL
733
54. Roger HASSENFORDER 23-Jul-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
728
55. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
723
56. Antonin ROLLAND 03-Sep-1924 L. Bobet
FRA
721
57. Fritz SCHÄR 13-Mar-1926 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
719
58. Pierre BARBOTIN 29-Sep-1926 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
711
59. Louis CAPUT 23-Jan-1921 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
710
60. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
704
61. Francesc MASIP 08-Aug-1926 R.C.D. Espanol - Mobylette - Caobania…
ESP
701
62. Rene STREHLER 13-Apr-1934 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
678
63. Alves Antonio BARBOSA 24-Dec-1931 Sangalhos
POR
672
64. Waldemaro BARTOLOZZI 16-Oct-1927 Legnano
ITA
665
65. Salvador BOTELLA 27-Mar-1929 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
655
66. Albert BOUVET 28-Feb-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
647
67. Jan NOLTEN 20-Jan-1930 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
619
68. Seamus ELLIOTT 04-Jun-1934 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson
IRL
606
69. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
590
70. Jose SERRA GIL 23-Dec-1923 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
587
71. Desire KETELEER 13-Jun-1920 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
574
72. Giancarlo ASTRUA 11-Aug-1927 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
574
73. Mario BERTOLO 28-Jan-1929 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
ITA
571
74. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Arrow - Hutchinson
FRA
567
75. Rene MARIGIL 24-Oct-1928 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
566
76. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
SUI
534
77. Roberto FALASCHI 09-Jun-1931 Lygie
ITA
518
78. Guido BONI 04-Nov-1933 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
518
79. Jacques DUPONT 19-Jun-1928 Carpano - Coppi
FRA
517
80. Roger DECOCK 20-Apr-1927 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
514
81. Bernardo RUIZ NAVARRETE 08-Jan-1925 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
506
82. Aldo MOSER 07-Feb-1934 Torpado - Pirelli
ITA
495
83. Max SCHELLENBERG 06-Oct-1927 Condor
SUI
490
84. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Leo - Chlorodont
ITA
488
85. Hans HOLLENSTEIN 01-Apr-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
484
86. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
478
87. Giuseppe BURATTI 03-Nov-1929 Condor
ITA
477
88. Mario BARONI 11-Mar-1927 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
476
89. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
468
90. Ugo ANZILE 02-Feb-1931 Alcyon - Dunlop
ITA
467
91. Adolfo GROSSO 17-Dec-1927 Arrow - Hutchinson
ITA
467
92. Giuseppe CAINERO 31-Jul-1932 Carpano - Coppi
ITA
465
93. Carmelo MORALES EROSTARBE 04-Dec-1930 Gamma
ESP
465
94. Albert DOLHATS 18-Feb-1921 Rochet - Dunlop
FRA
464
95. Pietro NASCIMBENE 22-Feb-1930 Carpano - Coppi
ITA
463
96. Joseph MORVAN 03-Dec-1924 Arrow - Hutchinson
FRA
449
97. Sante RANUCCI 31-Oct-1933 Legnano
ITA
449
98. Jean Pierre SCHMITZ 15-Feb-1932 Follis - Dunlop
LUX
445
99. Gerrit SCHULTE 07-Jan-1916 Radium - R.I.H. Sport
NED
443
100. Louis BERGAUD 30-Nov-1928 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
440
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This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world in 1956. Use the year and country filters below to look at the same overall ranking until a specific year in the past and/or for a specific country. Riders score points based on their results in the races. These points depend on the (historic) importance of the race, the competition during the race and the toughness of the course. Click on any rider to get an all time overview of the rider with details on the scores and rank for the various seasons and the most important results for each year.

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