Ross Brawn

1954 - Today

Ross Brawn

Ross James Brawn OBE (born 23 November 1954) is a British Formula One managing director, motor sports and technical director.He is a former motorsport engineer and Formula One team principal, and has worked for a number of Formula One teams. Serving as the technical director of the championship-winning Benetton and Ferrari teams, he earned fame as the "mastermind" behind Michael Schumacher's seven world championship titles. He took a sabbatical in 2007 and returned to F1 for the 2008 season as team principal of Honda. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ross Brawn has received more than 731,347 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 90th most popular engineer.

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  • 30

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  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among engineers, Ross Brawn ranks 90 out of 287Before him are Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr., Adam Czerniaków, Mikhail Gurevich, Viktor Kaplan, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, and Nikolai Polikarpov. After him are André Courrèges, Robert Stephenson, Joseph M. Juran, Ivan Sechenov, Christian Otto Mohr, and Vasily Degtyaryov.

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Among people born in 1954, Ross Brawn ranks 54Before him are Ilan Ramon, Robert Kocharyan, Riccardo Patrese, Ron Howard, David Grossman, and Fernando Santos. After him are Stevie Ray Vaughan, João Lourenço, Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Michael Emerson, Shuji Nakamura, and Katey Sagal.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ross Brawn ranks 1,168 out of 5,347Before him are Colin Wilson (1931), Robert Faurisson (1929), Henry Thomas Buckle (1821), Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans (1869), Prince William, Duke of Cumberland (1721), and Vita Sackville-West (1892). After him are Stephen Harding (1059), David Hartley (1705), John Hunter (1728), Herbert Kilpin (1870), Mary Leakey (1913), and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1484).

Among ENGINEERS In United Kingdom

Among engineers born in United Kingdom, Ross Brawn ranks 9Before him are John Ambrose Fleming (1849), Godfrey Hounsfield (1919), Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806), Colin Chapman (1928), Henry Royce (1863), and Charles George Gordon (1833). After him are Robert Stephenson (1803), Charles Rolls (1877), Patrick Head (1946), John Smeaton (1724), Adrian Newey (1958), and George Cayley (1773).