Waldegård (right) and co-driver Franz Wurz
(left) during the 1984 Austrian Jänner-Rallye
Björn Waldegård (12 November 1943 - 29 August 2014) was a Swedish rally driver who won the inaugural World Rally Championship for drivers in 1979. His Swedish nickname was "Walle".
Waldegård died in Stockholm, Sweden from cancer, aged 70.