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Mika Häkkinen

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Mika Pauli Häkkinen (Finnish: [ˈmikɑ ˈhækːinen] (listen); born 28 September 1968), nicknamed "The Flying Finn", is a Finnish former racing driver. He won the Formula One World Drivers' Championship in 1998 and 1999, both times driving for McLaren. Häkkinen is one of three Formula One drivers from Finland that have won the World Drivers' Championship, and the only one to have done so more than once. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mika Häkkinen has received more than 2,416,971 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Mika Häkkinen is the 33rd most popular racing driver (up from 35th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Finland (up from 35th in 2019) and the most popular Finnish Racing Driver.

Mika Häkkinen is most famous for being a Finnish racing driver who won both the Formula One World Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Among racing drivers, Mika Häkkinen ranks 33 out of 888Before him are Jack Brabham, Giacomo Agostini, Carlos Reutemann, Mike Hawthorn, Jean Todt, and John Surtees. After him are François Cevert, Stirling Moss, Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton, Roland Ratzenberger, and Kimi Räikkönen.

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Among people born in 1968, Mika Häkkinen ranks 7Before him are Will Smith, Celine Dion, Daniel Craig, Paolo Maldini, Felipe VI of Spain, and Hugh Jackman. After him are Naomi Watts, Gillian Anderson, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Didier Deschamps, Marine Le Pen, and Guy Ritchie.

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Among people born in Finland, Mika Häkkinen ranks 29 out of 642Before him are Aki Kaurismäki (1957), Johan Gadolin (1760), Otto Wille Kuusinen (1881), Mikael Agricola (1510), Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865), and Vissarion Belinsky (1811). After him are Linus Torvalds (1969), Mauno Koivisto (1923), Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804), Kyösti Kallio (1873), Kimi Räikkönen (1979), and Matti Nykänen (1963).


Among racing drivers born in Finland, Mika Häkkinen ranks 1After him are Kimi Räikkönen (1979), Hannu Mikkola (1942), Ari Vatanen (1952), Henri Toivonen (1956), Jarno Saarinen (1945), Tommi Mäkinen (1964), Juha Kankkunen (1959), Mika Salo (1966), Markku Alén (1951), Rauno Aaltonen (1938), and Valtteri Bottas (1989).

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