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Lewis Hamilton

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Sir Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton (born 7 January 1985) is a British racing driver currently competing in Formula One, driving for Mercedes. In Formula One, Hamilton has won a joint-record seven World Drivers' Championship titles (tied with Michael Schumacher), and holds the records for the most wins (103), pole positions (103), and podium finishes (191), 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 30,991,731 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Lewis Hamilton is the 37th most popular racing driver (up from 66th in 2019), the 753rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,209th in 2019) and the 10th most popular British Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Lewis Hamilton ranks 37 out of 888Before him are Jean Todt, John Surtees, Mika Häkkinen, François Cevert, Stirling Moss, and Fernando Alonso. After him are Roland Ratzenberger, Kimi Räikkönen, Jody Scheckter, Denny Hulme, Phil Hill, and Valentino Rossi.

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Among people born in 1985, Lewis Hamilton ranks 2Before him is Cristiano Ronaldo. After him are Luka Modrić, Gal Gadot, Michael Phelps, Keira Knightley, Wayne Rooney, Léa Seydoux, Lukas Podolski, Song Joong-ki, Stromae, and Lana Del Rey.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Lewis Hamilton ranks 753 out of 7,765Before him are James Joseph Sylvester (1814), Chris Rea (1951), Ben Jonson (1572), David J. Thouless (1934), John Frederic Daniell (1790), and Boris Karloff (1887). After him are Alfred Radcliffe-Brown (1881), John Balliol (1249), Terence Stamp (1938), George Darwin (1845), Amy Winehouse (1983), and John Fowles (1926).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United Kingdom

Among racing drivers born in United Kingdom, Lewis Hamilton ranks 10Before him are Jim Clark (1936), Graham Hill (1929), Nigel Mansell (1953), Mike Hawthorn (1929), John Surtees (1934), and Stirling Moss (1929). After him are Damon Hill (1960), Colin McRae (1968), Alfonso de Portago (1928), Peter Collins (1931), Mike Hailwood (1940), and Roger Williamson (1948).

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