Abel Goumba

1926 - 2009

Abel Goumba

Abel Nguéndé Goumba (French pronunciation: ​[abɛl gumba]; 18 September 1926 – 11 May 2009) was a Central African political figure. During the late 1950s, he headed the government in the period prior to independence from France, and following independence he was an unsuccessful candidate for President of the Central African Republic four times (1981, 1993, 1999, and 2005). Goumba, who was President of the Patriotic Front for Progress (FPP) political party, served under President François Bozizé as Prime Minister from March 2003 to December 2003 and then as Vice President from December 2003 to March 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abel Goumba has received more than 21,355 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11,692nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Abel Goumba ranks 11,620 out of 14,801Before him are Berthold Delbrück, José Ballivián, Christiane Taubira, Jens Christian Christensen, Milan Jelić, and Orrin Hatch. After him are Georges Lacombe, Godfrey Rampling, Mikio Aoki, Setut, Konstantin Stoilov, and Fritz Hollings.

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Among people born in 1926, Abel Goumba ranks 257Before him are James Best, Revaz Chkheidze, Angus Scrimm, Betsy Palmer, Zena Marshall, and Fritz Stern. After him are Paul G. Comba, Charlotte Rae, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Bernhard Klodt, Bob Falkenburg, and Carlos Roberto Reina. Among people deceased in 2009, Abel Goumba ranks 196Before him are Ivan Gubijan, Betsy Blair, Willem Johan Kolff, Zena Marshall, Natalya Estemirova, and František Veselý. After him are Godfrey Rampling, Olja Ivanjicki, Ron Asheton, Mamadou Dia, Ali Akbar Khan, and José Luis López Vázquez.

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