Ken Miles

1918 - 1966

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Kenneth Henry Miles (1 November 1918 – 17 August 1966) was a British sports car racing engineer and driver best known for his motorsport career in the US and with American teams on the international scene. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Miles has received more than 18,148,692 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Ken Miles is the 9th most popular racing driver, the 309th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 2nd most popular British Racing Driver.

Ken Miles is most famous for being the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes.

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Among racing drivers, Ken Miles ranks 9 out of 888Before him are Juan Manuel Fangio, Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher, James Hunt, Alain Prost, and Giuseppe Farina. After him are Alberto Ascari, Carroll Shelby, Emerson Fittipaldi, Bruce McLaren, Jackie Stewart, and Jochen Rindt.

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Among people born in 1918, Ken Miles ranks 15Before him are Kurt Waldheim, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, Rita Hayworth, Jørn Utzon, and Helmut Schmidt. After him are Katherine Johnson, Frederick Sanger, Alberto Ascari, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, William Holden, and Gertrude B. Elion. Among people deceased in 1966, Ken Miles ranks 14Before him are Jean Arp, Sepp Dietrich, Chester W. Nimitz, Montgomery Clift, Giuseppe Farina, and Peter Debye. After him are Sayyid Qutb, Felix Steiner, Dietrich von Choltitz, Cemal Gürsel, George de Hevesy, and Frits Zernike.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ken Miles ranks 309 out of 6,924Before him are Joseph Merrick (1862), Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901), G. H. Hardy (1877), Patrick Stewart (1940), Jeremy Irons (1948), and Eadweard Muybridge (1830). After him are Angela Lansbury (1925), Joseph Lister (1827), Pelagius (360), Lemmy (1945), Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843), and David II of Scotland (1324).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Ken Miles ranks 2Before him are James Hunt (1947). After him are Jackie Stewart (1939), Jim Clark (1936), Stirling Moss (1929), Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Damon Hill (1960), Mike Hailwood (1940), and Lewis Hamilton (1985).