Juan Manuel Fangio’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 24, 1911

Death Date

Jul 17, 1995

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death

Pneumonia

Place of Death

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Profession

Race Car Driver

The race car driver Juan Manuel Fangio died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A pioneer of open-wheel racing, he was the greatest racer in the early years of Formula One.

He left school early to become an auto mechanic, which led to a racing career.

He was dominant in Formula One, winning 24 of his 52 races, and capturing the World Championship of Drivers a whopping five times.

He was never married, but had one unrecognized son with girlfriend Andrea Buerret.

His five World Championship of Drivers set a record that lasted 46 years, before being broken by Michael Schumacher.

How did Juan Manuel Fangio die?

Juan Manuel Fangio died in Buenos Aires in 1995, at the age of 84 from kidney failure and pneumonia; he was buried in his home town of Balcarce.

Quotes

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The driver of a racing car is a component. When I first began, I used to grip the steering wheel firmly, and I changed gear so hard that I damaged my hand.

Juan Manuel Fangio
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You need great passion, because everything you do with great pleasure, you do well.

Juan Manuel Fangio
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In my time, you needed to speak a little Italian, and that was it.

Juan Manuel Fangio
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Women rule our lives, don’t they?

Juan Manuel Fangio
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A crazy man finishes in the cemetery.

Juan Manuel Fangio