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John Michael Hawthorn (1929 - 1959)

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John Michael (Mike) Hawthorn
Born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Died in Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdommap
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  • John Michael Hawthorn was a British racing driver. He became the United Kingdom's first Formula One World Champion driver in 1958, whereupon he announced his retirement, having been profoundly affected by the death of his teammate and friend Peter Collins two months earlier in the 1958 German Grand Prix.Wikipedia Mike Hawthorn He died in a motor accident in Guilford in 1959


  • John Michael Hawthorn, 10 Apr 1929, Mexborough, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK


  • 22 Jan 1959, Near Onslow Village, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #12930129


  • England and Wales Birth Registration Index
Name John M Hawthorn
Registration Quarter Apr-May-Jun 1929
Event Place Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
Mother's Maiden Name (not available before 1911 Q3) Symonds
Citing this Record[1]
HAWTHORN John M 29 Surrey S.W. 5g 1226
  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 2 October 2014), John M Hawthorn, 1929; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

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