Michael May

1934 - Today

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Michael May (born 18 August 1934 in Stuttgart, Germany) is a former racing driver and engineer from Switzerland. He participated in three Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 14 May 1961. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael May has received more than 29,095 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Michael May is the 319th most popular racing driver (up from 466th in 2019), the 3,675th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,015th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular German Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Michael May ranks 319 out of 888Before him are Mauro Baldi, Takuma Sato, Charles Leclerc, Alexander Wurz, Joe Kelly, and Reg Parnell. After him are Dave Charlton, Antonio Creus, Alberto Crespo, Juan Jover, Dieter Quester, and André Pilette.

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Among people born in 1934, Michael May ranks 300Before him are Alketas Panagoulias, Alan Bennett, Amiri Baraka, Gotlib, Phạm Minh Mẫn, and Martí Vergés. After him are Henry Cooper, Carlos Amigo Vallejo, Ilaria Occhini, Lyudmila Shevtsova, Nirmala Joshi, and Zlatko Papec.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Michael May ranks 3,675 out of 5,289Before him are Sabine Meyer (1959), Bernhard Horwitz (1807), Mathieu Carrière (1950), Karl Moritz Schumann (1851), Manfred Burgsmüller (1949), and Kurt Maetzig (1911). After him are Selma Ergeç (1978), Günter Bernard (1939), Julius Döpfner (1913), Olaf Thon (1966), Gerhard Lamprecht (1897), and Sheryl Lee (1967).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Michael May ranks 23Before him are Nick Heidfeld (1977), Kurt Adolff (1921), Rudi Fischer (1912), Hermann Lang (1909), Paul Pietsch (1911), and Hans Heyer (1943). After him are Adrian Sutil (1983), Timo Glock (1982), Hubert Hahne (1935), Kurt Ahrens Jr. (1940), Bernd Schneider (1964), and Nico Hülkenberg (1987).