Óscar Arias

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Óscar Arias Sánchez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈoskaɾ ˈaɾjas]; born 13 September 1940 in Heredia, Costa Rica) was President of Costa Rica from 1986 to 1990 and from 2006 to 2010. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987 for his efforts to end the Central American crisis. He was also a recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism and a trustee of Economists for Peace and Security. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Óscar Arias has received more than 251,154 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Óscar Arias is the 3,035th most popular politician (down from 3,011th in 2019), the most popular biography from Costa Rica and the most popular Costa Rican Politician.

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Among politicians, Óscar Arias ranks 3,035 out of 15,710. Before him are Wang Xizhi, Alaeddin Pasha, Valdemar, King of Sweden, Emperor Kōrei, Rudolf II, Duke of Austria, and François Vatel. After him are Thorismund, Aleksandar Ranković, Amalaric, Néstor Kirchner, Stefan Uroš V, and Sima Shi.

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Among people born in 1940, Óscar Arias ranks 68Before him are Tom Jones, Lance Henriksen, Mina, Bruce Chatwin, Robin Cook, and Roberto Cavalli. After him are Dietmar Hopp, Mario Andretti, Astrud Gilberto, Gudrun Ensslin, James Brolin, and George Akerlof.

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In Costa Rica

Among people born in Costa Rica, Óscar Arias ranks 1 out of 98. After him are Chavela Vargas (1919), José Figueres Ferrer (1906), Keylor Navas (1986), Laura Chinchilla (1959), Abel Pacheco (1933), Franklin Chang Díaz (1950), Miguel Ángel Rodríguez (1940), Luis Guillermo Solís (1958), Adolfo Díaz (1875), Otilio Ulate Blanco (1891), and José María Castro Madriz (1818).

Among POLITICIANS In Costa Rica

Among politicians born in Costa Rica, Óscar Arias ranks 1After him are José Figueres Ferrer (1906), Laura Chinchilla (1959), Abel Pacheco (1933), Miguel Ángel Rodríguez (1940), Luis Guillermo Solís (1958), Adolfo Díaz (1875), Otilio Ulate Blanco (1891), José María Castro Madriz (1818), Rodrigo Carazo Odio (1926), Luis Alberto Monge (1925), and Juan Mora Fernández (1784).

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