Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934 ACBB
FRA
2680
2. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema - Guerra
BEL
2629
3. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 EMI
LUX
2224
4. Roger RIVIERE 23-Feb-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
2204
5. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 Tricofilina - Coppi
ESP
2181
6. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 ACBB
FRA
2170
7. Henri ANGLADE 06-Jul-1933 Libéria
FRA
2024
8. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928 Ignis - Frejus
ESP
1972
9. Jos HOEVENAERS 30-Nov-1932 Faema - Guerra
BEL
1807
10. Ercole BALDINI 26-Jan-1933 Ignis - Frejus
ITA
1803
11. Gerard SAINT 11-Jul-1935 Rapha
FRA
1701
12. Antonio SUAREZ VAZQUEZ 20-May-1932 Licor 43
ESP
1544
13. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Carpano
ITA
1453
14. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Tigra
SUI
1346
15. Diego RONCHINI 09-Dec-1935 Bianchi
ITA
1299
16. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
1264
17. Michel VAN AERDE 02-Oct-1933 Carpano
BEL
1235
18. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934 Faema - Guerra
GER
1234
19. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 L. Bobet
FRA
1225
20. Jean GRACZYK 26-May-1933 Helyett
FRA
1221
21. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Carpano
ITA
1128
22. Jean BRANKART 12-Jul-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
BEL
1077
23. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Carpano
BEL
1045
24. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Carpano
ITA
1002
25. Fernando MANZANEQUE SANCHEZ 04-Feb-1934 Licor 43
ESP
1002
26. Michele GISMONDI 11-Jun-1931 Tricofilina - Coppi
ITA
994
27. Pierino BAFFI 15-Sep-1930 Ignis - Frejus
ITA
988
28. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
982
29. Eddy PAUWELS 02-May-1935 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
964
30. Dino BRUNI 13-Apr-1932 Ignis - Frejus
ITA
949
31. Leon VAN DAELE 24-Feb-1933 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
914
32. Frans AERENHOUTS 04-Jul-1937 Mercier
BEL
907
33. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Libéria
FRA
899
34. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
896
35. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Ghigi - Ganna
BEL
894
36. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Ghigi - Ganna
ITA
888
37. Noel FORÉ 23-Dec-1932 Groene Leeuw
BEL
888
38. Pierre EVERAERT 21-Dec-1933 Rapha
FRA
878
39. Alessandro FANTINI 01-Jan-1932 Atala
ITA
878
40. Vito FAVERO 21-Oct-1932 Atala
ITA
867
41. Jose SEGU SORIANO 08-Mar-1935 Kas
ESP
839
42. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
837
43. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
GBR
816
44. Martin VAN GENEUGDEN 21-Jan-1932 Ghigi - Ganna
BEL
807
45. Frans SCHOUBBEN 11-Nov-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
807
46. Seamus ELLIOTT 04-Jun-1934 ACBB
IRL
802
47. Guido CARLESI 07-Nov-1936 Molteni
ITA
758
48. Joseph GROUSSARD 02-Mar-1934 Helyett
FRA
727
49. Norbert KERCKHOVE 21-Oct-1932 Faema - Guerra
BEL
694
50. Kurt GIMMI 13-Jan-1936 Condor
SUI
694
51. Frans DE MULDER 14-Dec-1937 Groene Leeuw
BEL
694
52. Petrus OELLIBRANDT 01-Dec-1935 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
682
53. Frans VAN LOOVEREN 22-Jun-1932 Faema - Guerra
BEL
675
54. Jean GAINCHE 12-Aug-1932 Mercier
FRA
661
55. Armand DESMET 23-Jan-1931 Groene Leeuw
BEL
651
56. Marcel ERNZER 23-Mar-1926 EMI
LUX
650
57. Adriano ZAMBONI 22-Jun-1933 Torpado
ITA
647
58. Ernesto BONO 25-Apr-1936 San Pellegrino
ITA
634
59. Salvador BOTELLA 27-Mar-1929 Faema - Guerra
ESP
633
60. Raymond MASTROTTO 01-Nov-1934 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
624
61. Michel VERMEULIN 06-Sep-1934 Essor
FRA
620
62. Graziano BATTISTINI 12-May-1936 Legnano
ITA
612
63. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Carpano
BEL
609
64. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Faema - Guerra
BEL
605
65. Imerio MASSIGNAN 02-Jan-1937 Legnano
ITA
603
66. Rene PRIVAT 04-Dec-1930 Mercier
FRA
596
67. Guido BONI 04-Nov-1933 Tricofilina - Coppi
ITA
585
68. Arrigo PADOVAN 16-Jun-1927 Atala
ITA
576
69. Agostino COLETTO 14-Aug-1927 Carpano
ITA
575
70. Manuel BUSTO 01-Oct-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
572
71. Cleto MAULE 14-Mar-1931 Carpano
ITA
568
72. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier
FRA
557
73. Max SCHELLENBERG 06-Oct-1927 Mondia - Underberg
SUI
557
74. Marcel ROHRBACH 08-Apr-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
555
75. Tino SABBADINI 21-Aug-1928 Mercier
FRA
551
76. Piet DAMEN 20-Jul-1934 Locomotief
NED
550
77. Bruno MONTI 12-Jun-1930 Atala
ITA
548
78. Jesus GALDEANO PORTILLO 06-Jan-1932 Faema - Guerra
ESP
545
79. Robert CAZALA 07-Jan-1934 Mercier
FRA
545
80. Alfred RUEGG 07-May-1934 Tricofilina - Coppi
SUI
544
81. Valentin HUOT 01-May-1929 Mercier
FRA
541
82. Armando PELLEGRINI 03-Jun-1933 EMI
ITA
539
83. Aurelio CESTARI 16-Jun-1934 Atala
ITA
538
84. Lothar FRIEDRICH 11-Dec-1930 Torpedo
GER
536
85. Louis BERGAUD 30-Nov-1928 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
533
86. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
531
87. Silvano CIAMPI 22-Feb-1932 Bianchi
ITA
503
88. Michel DEJOUHANNET 03-Jul-1935 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
501
89. Juan CAMPILLO 16-Aug-1928 Faema - Guerra
ESP
496
90. Rene PAVARD 03-Oct-1934 Helyett
FRA
482
91. Rene MARIGIL 24-Oct-1928 Licor 43
ESP
475
92. Giorgio TINAZZI 04-Mar-1936 Torpado
ITA
475
93. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Faema - Guerra
BEL
471
94. Roger HASSENFORDER 23-Jul-1930 Tricofilina - Coppi
FRA
464
95. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Libéria
FRA
461
96. Antonio KARMANY 21-Jan-1934 Kas
ESP
452
97. Jaap KERSTEN 10-Nov-1934 Magneet
NED
448
98. Friedhelm FISCHERKELLER 03-Jan-1935 Faema - Guerra
GER
443
99. Jan ZAGERS 20-Mar-1931 Libertas - Eura Drinks
BEL
441
100. Arthur DE CABOOTER 03-Oct-1936 Groene Leeuw
BEL
438
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This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world in 1959. 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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