Max Mosley

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Max Mosley
Mosley in 1969
President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile
In office
23 October 1993 – 23 October 2009
Preceded byJean-Marie Balestre
Succeeded byJean Todt
Personal details
Max Rufus Mosley

(1940-04-13)13 April 1940
London, England
Died23 May 2021(2021-05-23) (aged 81)
London, England
Jean Taylor (m. 1960)
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford

Max Rufus Mosley (13 April 1940 – 23 May 2021) was a British barrister and amateur racing driver. Mosley was born in London. His father was the fascist leader Sir Oswald Mosley and his mother was Diana, Lady Mosely (Diana Mitford).

From his parents Max inherited a fortune. He became the founder and co-owner of March Engineering. He was President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) from 1993 until 2009.

Mosley died on 23 May 2021 at his home in London after shooting himself in the head, aged 81.[1] He had shot himself weeks after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ostlere, Lawrence (24 May 2021). "Max Mosley dead: Former F1 supremo dies aged 81". The Independent. London. Retrieved 24 May 2021.
  2. "Max Mosley 'found with fatal gunshot wound after learning he had terminal cancer'". The Independent. 29 March 2022. Retrieved 29 March 2022.