Abdurrahman Wahid

1940 - 2009

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Abdurrahman Wahid ( (listen) AHB-doo-RAHKH-mahn wah-HEED; born Abdurrahman ad-Dakhil; 7 September 1940 – 30 December 2009), though more colloquially known as Gus Dur (listen ), was an Indonesian politician and Islamic religious leader who served as the 4th President of Indonesia, from his election in 1999 until his removal from power in 2001. A long time leader within the Nahdlatul Ulama organization, he was the founder of the National Awakening Party (PKB). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdurrahman Wahid has received more than 687,222 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Abdurrahman Wahid is the 2,616th most popular politician (up from 2,655th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Indonesia (up from 6th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Indonesian Politician.

Abdurrahman Wahid was the president of Indonesia from 1999 to 2001. He was a prominent Muslim scholar and the founder of Nahdlatul Ulama, one of the largest Islamic organizations in the world.

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Among politicians, Abdurrahman Wahid ranks 2,616 out of 15,710Before him are Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Kiro Gligorov, Taksin, Nicola Amati, Zhao Gao, and Robert IV of Sablé. After him are Huneric, Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, P. W. Botha, Sigebert I, Henry the Young King, and Fritigern.

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Among people born in 1940, Abdurrahman Wahid ranks 58Before him are James Cromwell, Raquel Welch, Denis Law, Herbie Hancock, Raul Julia, and Shahnaz Pahlavi. After him are John Gotti, Jacques Rancière, Burt Young, Tom Jones, Lance Henriksen, and Mina. Among people deceased in 2009, Abdurrahman Wahid ranks 23Before him are Mercedes Sosa, Vivian Maier, Maurice Druon, Ralf Dahrendorf, Omar Bongo, and Bobby Robson. After him are Milorad Pavić, Vitaly Ginzburg, Karl Malden, John Updike, Sydney Chaplin, and Günther Rall.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, Abdurrahman Wahid ranks 5 out of 93Before him are Sukarno (1901), Suharto (1921), Willem Einthoven (1860), and Anthony Fokker (1890). After him are B. J. Habibie (1936), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Joko Widodo (1961), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), and Jan Toorop (1858).

Among POLITICIANS In Indonesia

Among politicians born in Indonesia, Abdurrahman Wahid ranks 3Before him are Sukarno (1901) and Suharto (1921). After him are B. J. Habibie (1936), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Joko Widodo (1961), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), Diponegoro (1785), Ki Hajar Dewantara (1889), and Jusuf Kalla (1942).