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Ross Brawn

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Ross James Brawn (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 1,273,128 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Ross Brawn is the 72nd most popular engineer (up from 91st in 2019), the 1,065th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,227th in 2019) and the 8th most popular British Engineer.

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Among engineers, Ross Brawn ranks 72 out of 323Before him are Hans Kammler, Leslie Groves, Jimmy Doolittle, Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt, Paul Cornu, and Marcel Dassault. After him are Henry Royce, Viktor Belenko, Loránd Eötvös, Adam Czerniaków, Nikolay Zhukovsky, and Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener.

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Among people born in 1954, Ross Brawn ranks 57Before him are Robert Kocharyan, Marian Gold, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Jane Campion, Kathleen Turner, and Johnny Logan. After him are Michael Dudikoff, Eric Gerets, Bernard Hinault, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Mordechai Vanunu, and Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ross Brawn ranks 1,065 out of 7,765Before him are John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718), Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia (1945), Frank Oz (1944), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), Roy Hodgson (1947), and Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900). After him are Michael Nyman (1944), Alice Bailey (1880), Henry Royce (1863), PJ Harvey (1969), A. J. Ayer (1910), and William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520).

Among ENGINEERS In United Kingdom

Among engineers born in United Kingdom, Ross Brawn ranks 8Before him are Godfrey Hounsfield (1919), John Ambrose Fleming (1849), William John Macquorn Rankine (1820), Charles George Gordon (1833), Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806), and Colin Chapman (1928). After him are Henry Royce (1863), Charles Rolls (1877), George Cayley (1773), Patrick Head (1946), Adrian Newey (1958), and Alexander Cunningham (1814).