|born on||9 July 1928 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )|
|Place||Toledo, Spain, 39n52, 4w01|
|Timezone||GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||17°05' 05°06 Asc. 04°24'|
Spanish road racing cyclist of Cuban descent, he won the Tour de France in 1959 although he was not considered as favourite but as the best climber (of all time!). Nicknamed "Toledo's Eagle".
Major sport figure of the 20th century, Jean-Pierre Jeunet pays tribute to him in the movie "Amélie" (The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain".
- associate relationship with Jeunet, Jean-Pierre (born 3 September 1953)
- opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Anquetil, Jacques (born 8 January 1934)
- Vocation : Sports : Race Bikes