Baron Emmanuel de Graffenried was a Formula One driver who took part in 23 grands prix, debuting on May 13, 1950. He scored 9 championship points. He won the 1949 British Grand Prix, a year before the official championship began. Prior to his death he was the last surviving driver from the inaugural Formula 1 World Championship race, the 1950 British Grand Prix.
Emmanuel de Graffenried died 14 years ago, he was 93
Hans Ruesch won 27 Grand Prix before the war and is probably the last remaining pre-war Grand Prix winner. After racing he became a best selling novelist before turning his attention to the animal rights movment, establishing a foundation in Switzerland to campaign against vivisection.