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Michael Schumacher


1969 Born January 3 in Hurth, Germany
1973 Begins driving go-karts
1991 Grand Prix debut with Jordan in Belgium, qualifies seventh on unfamiliar circuit
1992 Joins Benetton after legal tussle
1994 Wins world championship by a single point after controversial collision in final race with Damon Hill
1995 Marries Corinna Besch
1996 Joins Ferrari
1997 Daughter Gina-Maria is born
1999 Son Mick is born
1999 Breaks leg in Silverstone Grand Prix
2000 Becomes first Ferrari world champion in 21 years
2001 Breaks Alain Prost's record for most wins and most points
2002 Ties Juan Manuel Fangio's record of five world-championship titles

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