Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
3249
2. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
2867
3. Bruno MONTI 12-Jun-1930 Arrow - Hutchinson
ITA
2386
4. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
2197
5. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
LUX
2118
6. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
1955
7. Gilbert BAUVIN 04-Aug-1927 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
1910
8. Jean FORESTIER 07-Oct-1930 Follis - Dunlop
FRA
1876
9. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Bianchi - Pirelli
FRA
1713
10. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
ESP
1689
11. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
1631
12. Roger WALKOWIAK 02-Mar-1927 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
1595
13. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
1549
14. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
1542
15. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
1460
16. Arrigo PADOVAN 16-Jun-1927 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
1388
17. Pasquale FORNARA 29-Mar-1925 Arbos - Bif - Clément
ITA
1377
18. Alessandro FANTINI 01-Jan-1932 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
1327
19. Rene PRIVAT 04-Dec-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1251
20. Germain DERIJCKE 02-Nov-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
1197
21. Cleto MAULE 14-Mar-1931 Torpado - Pirelli
ITA
1176
22. Wout WAGTMANS 10-Nov-1929 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
1174
23. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
1171
24. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 L. Bobet
FRA
1170
25. Giorgio ALBANI 15-Jun-1929 Legnano
ITA
1157
26. Miguel BOVER PONS 14-Feb-1928 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
1136
27. Gerrit VOORTING 18-Jan-1923 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
1121
28. Richard VAN GENECHTEN 23-Jul-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1111
29. Agostino COLETTO 14-Aug-1927 Fréjus - Superga
ITA
1090
30. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Bertin - Huret
BEL
1085
31. Andre VLAYEN 17-Mar-1931 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1083
32. Pierino BAFFI 15-Sep-1930 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
1044
33. Bernard GAUTHIER 22-Sep-1924 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1026
34. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1005
35. Jesus LORONO 26-Jan-1926 Gamma
ESP
989
36. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
GBR
972
37. Nello LAUREDI 05-Oct-1924 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson
FRA
958
38. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
952
39. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
944
40. Pietro GIUDICI 28-Jul-1921 Condor
ITA
900
41. Alex CLOSE 26-Nov-1921 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
881
42. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
841
43. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Leo - Chlorodont
ITA
836
44. Jean BRANKART 12-Jul-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
812
45. Carlo CLERICI 03-Sep-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
807
46. Valentin HUOT 01-May-1929 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
802
47. Daan DE GROOT 25-May-1933 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
763
48. Claude LE BER 07-Jun-1931 L. Bobet
FRA
760
49. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Carpano - Coppi
SUI
751
50. Vicente ITURAT 22-Aug-1928 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
ESP
713
51. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
NED
710
52. Miguel CHACON 14-Jan-1930 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
707
53. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Cora
BEL
702
54. Louis CAPUT 23-Jan-1921 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
700
55. Roger HASSENFORDER 23-Jul-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
698
56. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
693
57. Antonin ROLLAND 03-Sep-1924 L. Bobet
FRA
691
58. Fritz SCHÄR 13-Mar-1926 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
689
59. Pierre BARBOTIN 29-Sep-1926 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
681
60. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
675
61. Francesc MASIP 08-Aug-1926 R.C.D. Espanol - Mobylette - Caobania…
ESP
672
62. Rene STREHLER 13-Apr-1934 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
650
63. Alves Antonio BARBOSA 24-Dec-1931 Sangalhos
POR
644
64. Jacques DUPONT 19-Jun-1928 Carpano - Coppi
FRA
638
65. Waldemaro BARTOLOZZI 16-Oct-1927 Legnano
ITA
638
66. Salvador BOTELLA 27-Mar-1929 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
627
67. Albert BOUVET 28-Feb-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
620
68. Jan NOLTEN 20-Jan-1930 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
593
69. Seamus ELLIOTT 04-Jun-1934 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson
IRL
581
70. Giuseppe CAINERO 31-Jul-1932 Carpano - Coppi
ITA
572
71. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
565
72. Jose SERRA GIL 23-Dec-1923 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
563
73. Desire KETELEER 13-Jun-1920 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
551
74. Giancarlo ASTRUA 11-Aug-1927 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
551
75. Mario BERTOLO 28-Jan-1929 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
ITA
547
76. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Arrow - Hutchinson
FRA
543
77. Rene MARIGIL 24-Oct-1928 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
542
78. Sante RANUCCI 31-Oct-1933 Legnano
ITA
542
79. Aldo MOSER 07-Feb-1934 Torpado - Pirelli
ITA
537
80. Adolfo GROSSO 17-Dec-1927 Arrow - Hutchinson
ITA
537
81. Pietro NASCIMBENE 22-Feb-1930 Carpano - Coppi
ITA
532
82. Nello FABBRI 15-Mar-1934 Legnano
ITA
515
83. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
SUI
512
84. Guido DE SANTI 16-May-1923 Ignis - Varese
ITA
502
85. Roberto FALASCHI 09-Jun-1931 Lygie
ITA
496
86. Guido BONI 04-Nov-1933 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
496
87. Andre ROSSEEL 23-Nov-1924 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
493
88. Roger DECOCK 20-Apr-1927 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
492
89. Bernardo RUIZ NAVARRETE 08-Jan-1925 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
485
90. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Leo - Chlorodont
ITA
484
91. Max SCHELLENBERG 06-Oct-1927 Condor
SUI
469
92. Hans HOLLENSTEIN 01-Apr-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
464
93. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
458
94. Giuseppe BURATTI 03-Nov-1929 Condor
ITA
457
95. Mario BARONI 11-Mar-1927 Nivea - Fuchs - Clément
ITA
456
96. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
449
97. Ugo ANZILE 02-Feb-1931 Alcyon - Dunlop
ITA
448
98. Carmelo MORALES EROSTARBE 04-Dec-1930 Gamma
ESP
446
99. Albert DOLHATS 18-Feb-1921 Rochet - Dunlop
FRA
445
100. Vincenzo ZUCCONELLI 03-Jun-1931 Legnano
ITA
445
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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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