Facts from Tour de France 1959
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  |   Withdrawls.  |   GC.  |   Polka  |   Green  |   White  |   Summits. (In tour)  |   Miscellaneous.  |  

Riders wearing the yellow jersey in 1959:
 NameTeamWins

ESPFederico BahamontesSpain 6 stages 

FRARobert CazalaFrance 6 stages 

BELJos HoevenaersBelgium 3 stages 

FRAMichel VermeulinParis-North East 3 stages 

BELEddy PauwelsBelgium 2 stages 

FRAAndrĂ© DarrigadeFrance 1 stages