RACING DRIVER

Michael Schumacher

1969 - Today

Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher (; German: [ˈmɪçaːʔeːl ˈʃuːmaxɐ] (listen); born 3 January 1969) is a retired German racing driver who raced in Formula One for Jordan Grand Prix, Benetton and Ferrari, where he spent most of his career, as well as for Mercedes upon his return to the sport. Widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers ever, and regarded by some 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. The most successful driver in the history of the sport, Schumacher holds the records for the most World Championship titles (7), the most Grand Prix wins (91), the most fastest laps (77) and the most races won in a single season (13), and according to the official Formula One website (Formula1.com), Schumacher was "statistically the greatest driver the sport has ever seen" at the time of his retirement from the sport.After success in karting as a child, Schumacher won titles in Formula König and Formula Three before joining Mercedes in the World Sportscar Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Schumacher has received more than 11,489,832 page views. His biography is available in 109 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular racing driver.

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  • 70.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 109

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among RACING DRIVERS

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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Contemporaries

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 195 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).