Michael Schumacher timeline
With Ferrari boss Jean Todt suggesting today that Michael Schumacher will live "a relatively normal life", we take a look back at the timeline of the Formula One legend since his skiing accident last December.
December 29 2013 – Schumacher airlifted to Grenoble after falling heavily and hitting his head on a rock while skiing on the unmarked slope at the Méribel resort with friends.
December 30 – Doctors reveal helmet saved his life during accident.
December 31 - A reporter disguises himself as a priest in attempt to visit Schumacher’s hospital room in Grenoble.
January 4 – The German remains stable yet critical as doctors dismiss ‘speculation’ he is out of danger
January 7 - French prosecutors to hold press briefing to reveal findings into skiing accident
January 14 - Schumacher has operation on skull to discover any brain damage
January 30 - Schumacher gradually being "woken up" from a medically induced coma by doctors and "blinks" during brain tests.
February 17 - Probe into skiing accident closed by prosecutors.
February 25 – Michael Schumacher's manager dismisses reports in a German magazine that the Formula One legend's doctors have ended attempts to bring him out of a medically induced coma.
March 7 - Sources have claimed that doctors treating Michael Schumacher and other medical experts have told his family that "only a miracle" can save him.
Read more: Schumacher condition 'unchanged'
March 12 – Schumacher shows "small, encouraging signs" that he may wake from his coma, more than two months after ski crash.
March 21 – The F1 legend is reported to have lost a quarter of his body weight since doctors placed him in an artificially induced coma to help him recover from brain injuries.
Read more: F1 legend 'has lost 25pc of body weight'
April 5 - Fresh hope for Schumacher with 'moments of awakening'
April 21 – It is revealed that Schumacher is being sued over motorcycle crash in Spain six weeks before his skiing accident.
June 13 – Moved to 'rehab' ward.
Read more: Michael Schumacher 'moved to rehab ward'
June 16 - No longer in a coma and leaves hospital.
Read more: Schumacher no longer in a coma
June 23 - Schumacher's medical documents stolen and offered for sale.
July 11 - Corinna Schumacher says her husband is getting better after coming out of a coma in her first comments since the accident.
September 9 - Schumacher leaves Swiss hospital for home.
October 10 - Michael Schumacher will be able to live 'a relatively normal life', says former Ferrari boss Jean Todt.
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