Nicolas Frantz

Nicolas Frantz ( November 4, 1899 in Mamer *, † November 8, 1985 in Luxembourg ) was a Luxembourgian cyclist. He won in 1927 and 1928, the Tour de France.

Frantz was in 1924 and 1926 increased in second on the podium of the Tour. With his victory in 1928 Frantz broke some 100 kilometers to the bicycle frame. The rest of the route he laid back on the lady's bicycle a spectator. He lost 28 minutes, but kept the lead. He is the only driver who has ever worn the yellow jersey from the first to the last stage. Overall, Frantz reached 20 stage victories in the Tour.

Nicolas Frantz was the first Technical Director of Charly Gaul in the Tour de France. In his Tour victory in 1958 he was no longer in the grounds of age. His successor was Jean Goldschmit.