Michael Schumacher

Born: January 3, 1969 (age 45)
Hometown: Hurth, Germany
Height: 5'8.5"
Nationality: German
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher to leave hospital next month?
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher could reportedly be allowed to leave hospital next month, eight months after his skiing accident.
17:00
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button send letters to Michael Schumacher
British Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button send messages of support to Michael Schumacher as he continues to recover from his skiing accident.
15:27
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher 'slowly getting better after coming out of coma'
Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna says that her husband is "getting better" after he came out of a coma following six months in hospital being treated for head injuries.
Jul 11, 12:16
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Michael Schumacher race suit up for auction in Los Angeles
A 2006 Ferrari race suit worn by Michael Schumacher is reportedly expected to be sold for £15,000 at a Los Angeles auction.
Jul 9, 14:35
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher's wife makes first public appearance since accident
Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna is photographed smiling and joking for the first time since her husband suffered serious head injuries following a skiing accident.
Jul 8, 10:07
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher medical files 'stolen and touted online'
The medical files of hospitalised Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher have been stolen and are being offered for sale online, according to his manager Sabine Kehm.
Jun 23, 23:34
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Doctor: 'Michael Schumacher likely to remain an invalid for rest of life'
Neurologist Dr Erich Riederer believes that seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher will remain an invalid for the rest of his life.
Jun 20, 10:32
Racewinner Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing lifts the trophy following his victory during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix on June 8, 2014
Daniel Ricciardo hoping Red Bull close on Mercedes in Austria
Daniel Ricciardo admits that Red Bull need time to catch up with Mercedes, but is hopeful they can close the gap.
Jun 19, 19:08
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Michael Schumacher has 'some degree of communication'
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher reportedly regains 'some degree of communication' after waking from his coma.
Jun 19, 10:52
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates after qualifying in pole position for the F1 Chinese Grand Prix on April 19, 2014
Lewis Hamilton: 'The progress in Michael Schumacher's health is exciting'
Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton says that the next steps for Michael Schumacher are "exciting" after it was confirmed that he is no longer in a coma.
Jun 17, 09:47
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Lukas Podolski welcomes Michael Schumacher news
Germany and Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski welcomes news that seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher is no longer is a coma.
Jun 16, 13:21
Bayern defender Jerome Boateng in action against Nuremberg on August 24, 2013
Jerome Boateng hails news of Michael Schumacher's progress
Germany international Jerome Boateng hails the "great news" that Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma.
Jun 16, 11:59
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher's manager confirms F1 legend is no longer in a coma
Michael Schumacher's manager confirms that the Formula 1 legend is out of his coma.
Jun 16, 10:46
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher 'out of danger'
A report claims that seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher has been moved from an intensive care unit to a rehabilitation ward.
Jun 14, 12:38
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Ferrari honour Michael Schumacher by commemorating his first F1 win
Ferrari commemorate Michael Schumacher's first race win with the team as the seven-time champion remains in hospital following his skiing accident in December.
May 13, 11:35
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Michael Schumacher 'sued for causing motorbike crash before skiing accident'
Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is reportedly sued for allegedly causing a motorbike crash just weeks before his skiing accident in the French Alps.
Apr 22, 10:42
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Michael Schumacher's medical team deny claims of needless delay?
Michael Schumacher's medical team reportedly deny claims that the F1 legend's treatment was needlessly delayed following his skiing accident.
Apr 21, 12:33
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher's ski helmet returned to family
Michael Schumacher's ski helmet is returned to his family as authorities close the investigation into the accident which has left the former Formula 1 champion in a coma.
Apr 18, 11:11
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
F1 legend Michael Schumacher showing "small signs of progress" in hospital
Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm claims that the Formula 1 legend is showing "small signs of progress" in hospital following his ski accident in December.
Apr 14, 09:52
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher tribute added to Bahrain Grand Prix circuit
The Bahrain Grand Prix pay tribute to Michael Schumacher by painting a message of support on the armco of the circuit ahead of this Sunday's race.
Apr 4, 12:55
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Manager: 'Michael Schumacher shows moments of consciousness and awakening'
Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm says that the Formula 1 legend is showing "moments of consciousness and awakening" in hospital.
Apr 4, 11:12
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher continues to give 'encouraging signs'
Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm reiterates that the Formula 1 legend is showing 'encouraging signs' in hospital following his ski accident in December.
Apr 3, 12:40
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Michael Schumacher fans slam 'Awake!' headline
Michael Schumacher fans reportedly complain to a German magazine for publishing a story using the Formula 1 legend's picture with the headline 'Awake!'.
Apr 2, 13:20
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP prepares to drive during practice for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 22, 2013
Lewis Hamilton suggests Michael Schumacher's accident 'happened for a reason'
Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton suggests that Michael Schumacher's skiing accident 'happened for a reason'.
Mar 14, 12:24
German F1 driver Michael Schumacher photographed in Bangkok on December 16, 2012
Agent: Michael Schumacher showing "small, encouraging signs"
Former Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher is showing "small, encouraging signs" of recovery, according to his agent.
Mar 12, 07:45
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Family told only a "miracle" can save F1 legend Michael Schumacher?
The family of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher are reportedly told that "only a miracle" can save the sportsman, who remains in a coma following a skiing accident.
Mar 10, 10:22
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Condition of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher "not changed"
Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm confirms that the F1 legend's condition in hospital has "not changed".
Mar 7, 09:18
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
German firm 'went ahead with magazine ad of Michael Schumacher'
A German firm defends the emergence of a print ad featuring Michael Schumacher, who remains in hospital in a coma following a skiing accident in December.
Mar 3, 12:26
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
First corner of Bahrain circuit to be named after Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher will have the first corner of the Bahrain International Circuit named after him.
Mar 3, 11:46
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Brain expert: 'Full Michael Schumacher recovery unlikely'
Professor of neurosurgery at Oxford University, Dr Tipu Aziz, believes that it is "improbable" that Michael Schumacher will make a full recovery.
Mar 2, 10:27
Ferrari driver Felipe Massa in the pits on August 23, 2013
Felipe Massa: 'You can't rule out Red Bull'
Felipe Massa believes that despite Red Bull's pre-season problems, they will still be among the contenders in Formula 1 this season.
Mar 1, 08:11
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Michael Schumacher accident was bad luck'
Former Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve believes that Michael Schumacher's skiing accident was "bad luck".
Feb 27, 11:11
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher's manager denies reports waking-up process 'abandoned'
Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm rejects reports that doctors have abandoned the F1 legend's waking-up process from a coma due to complications.
Feb 25, 12:30
Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari attends the drivers parade before the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit on November 3, 2013
Felipe Massa visits former F1 teammate Michael Schumacher in hospital
Felipe Massa reveals that F1 legend Michael Schumacher gave "reactions" while he was speaking to him during a hospital visit.
Feb 24, 12:27
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Doctors abandon Michael Schumacher's waking-up process due to setbacks?
Doctors reportedly put Michael Schumacher's waking-up process from induced coma on hold due to setbacks.
Feb 24, 12:15
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Family: 'Support giving Michael Schumacher strength'
Michael Schumacher's family insist that the continued support is giving the F1 legend "strength" as he remains in hospital following a skiing accident.
Feb 21, 12:14
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Michael Schumacher's accident not caused by safety breaches
French investigators reveal that Michael Schumacher's accident was not caused by safety breaches.
Feb 17, 13:24
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Camera on Michael Schumacher's helmet had adverse effect?
The camera on Michael Schumacher's ski helmet could have made his head injury worse, according to a report.
Feb 16, 04:36
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher still in "waking-up process"
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher remains in the "waking-up process" following his skiing accident in December.
Feb 14, 14:10
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
F1 legend Michael Schumacher 'still in waking-up process from coma'
A statement confirms that F1 legend Michael Schumacher is still in the waking-up process from an induced coma in hospital.
Feb 13, 16:42
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