Lewis Hamilton

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Sir Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton (born 7 January 1985) is a British racing driver competing in Formula One, driving for Mercedes. Hamilton has won a joint-record seven Formula One World Drivers' Championship titles (tied with Michael Schumacher), and holds the records for most wins (103), pole positions (104), and podium finishes (197), among others. Born and raised in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Hamilton joined the McLaren Young Driver Programme in 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Hamilton has received more than 38,850,230 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 82 in 2019). Lewis Hamilton is the 55th most popular racing driver (down from 37th in 2019), the 978th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 753rd in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Lewis Hamilton ranks 55 out of 1,080Before him are Jacques Laffite, Stirling Moss, Alfredo Ferrari, Patrick Depailler, Tazio Nuvolari, and Michèle Mouton. After him are Wolfgang von Trips, Rudolf Caracciola, Lella Lombardi, Damon Hill, Hannu Mikkola, and Alan Jones.

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Among people born in 1985, Lewis Hamilton ranks 4Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo, Gal Gadot, and Luka Modrić. After him are Keira Knightley, Bruno Mars, Michael Phelps, Lukas Podolski, Wayne Rooney, Stromae, Lana Del Rey, and Mario Gómez.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lewis Hamilton ranks 978 out of 8,785Before him are Victoria Beckham (1974), P. G. Wodehouse (1881), PJ Harvey (1969), Keith Moon (1946), Slash (1965), and Denholm Elliott (1922). After him are William Huggins (1824), Brian Clough (1935), John Hawkins (1532), Neil Gaiman (1960), Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594), and Joan Robinson (1903).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Lewis Hamilton ranks 11Before him are Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), Alfonso de Portago (1928), John Surtees (1934), Mike Hawthorn (1929), and Stirling Moss (1929). After him are Damon Hill (1960), Colin McRae (1968), Mike Hailwood (1940), Tom Pryce (1949), Roger Williamson (1948), and David Purley (1945).