Maria Teresa de Filippis
Italian racing driverDied when: 89 years 58 days (1069 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Maria Teresa de Filippis (11 November 1926 – 8 January 2016) was an Italian racing driver, and the first woman to race in Formula One.
She participated in five World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 18 May 1958, but scored no championship points.Though her Formula One racing career was brief, she won races in other series and is remembered as a pioneer in the sport.