Michael Schumacher

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Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher (; German: [ˈmɪçaːʔeːl ˈʃuːmaxɐ] (listen); born 3 January 1969) is a German retired racing driver who competed in Formula One for Jordan Grand Prix, Benetton, Ferrari (where he spent most of his career), and Mercedes upon his return to the sport. Schumacher is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers ever, and is regarded by some, including six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, as the greatest of all time. Schumacher is the only driver in history to win seven Formula One World Championships, five of which he won consecutively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Schumacher has received more than 13,878,098 page views. His biography is available in 109 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Michael Schumacher ranks 6 out of 782Before him are Niki Lauda, Enzo Ferrari, Ayrton Senna, Juan Manuel Fangio, and James Hunt. After him are Alain Prost, Jackie Stewart, Giuseppe Farina, Emerson Fittipaldi, Alberto Ascari, and Jack Brabham.

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Among people born in 1969, Michael Schumacher ranks 1After him are Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston, Gwen Stefani, Cate Blanchett, Oliver Kahn, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger, Javier Bardem, Gabriel Batistuta, Edward Norton, and Peter Dinklage.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Michael Schumacher ranks 196 out of 3,763Before him are Saint Ursula (400), Princess Sophie of Bavaria (1805), Franz Marc (1880), Wilhelm Canaris (1887), Christian IX of Denmark (1818), and Nelly Sachs (1891). After him are Konstantin von Neurath (1873), Wilhelm Dilthey (1833), Erich Hartmann (1922), Johannes Stark (1874), Walter Ulbricht (1893), and Emmy Noether (1882).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Michael Schumacher ranks 1After him are Jochen Rindt (1942), Rudolf Caracciola (1901), Sebastian Vettel (1987), Walter Röhrl (1947), Jochen Mass (1946), Ralf Schumacher (1975), Rolf Stommelen (1943), Nico Rosberg (1985), Hans Herrmann (1928), Heinz-Harald Frentzen (1967), and Karl Kling (1910).

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