Niki Lauda’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 22, 1949

Death Date

May 20, 2019

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death



Race Car Driver

The race car driver Niki Lauda died at the age of 70 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Austrian Formula One racer who won three F1 World Championships in 1975, 1977, and 1984. He became the first driver in F1 history to have been a champion for both Ferrari and McLaren. Also an aviation entrepreneur, he founded three airlines.

He was married to Marlene Knaus from 1976-1991. They raised two sons, Mathias and Lukas. Mathias became a professional racer and Lukas became Mathias’s manager. He married Birgit Wetzinger in 2008. The couple welcomed twins in 2009, a boy and a girl. 



“The alliance with air Berlin is attractive for me. I can use the whole sales network of the air Berlin and 24 percent of my own airline at air Berlin sold.” (Niki Lauda)


“I employ 20 people in Vienna. The other 130 coworkers are pilots and flight companions. The Overhead is limited with me. Reduces naturally the costs of my fliers.” (Niki Lauda)


“I always go extreme ways.” (Niki Lauda)


“We now fly with an airbus, which has 210 seats, six times the week to Palma to the spider of the air Berlin.” (Niki Lauda)


“Vienna is the gate to Eastern Europe.” (Niki Lauda)