Afonso Dhlakama

1953 - 2018

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Afonso Marceta Macacho Dhlakama (1 January 1953 – 3 May 2018) was a Mozambican politician and the leader of RENAMO, an anti-communist guerrilla movement that fought the FRELIMO government in the Mozambican Civil War before signing a peace agreement and becoming an opposition political party in the early 1990s. Dhlakama was born in Mangunde, Sofala Province. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Afonso Dhlakama has received more than 192,821 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Afonso Dhlakama is the 15,687th most popular politician (down from 13,669th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Mozambique and the 10th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Afonso Dhlakama ranks 15,687 out of 15,577Before her are Charles Colson, Nikolai Stepulov, Raymond Basset, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, Marco Rubio, and Mzilikazi. After her are Andrea Chiesa, Juliet Mitchell, Zoran Živković, Peter G. Peterson, Dunja Mijatović, and Juan Crisóstomo Torrico.

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Among people born in 1953, Afonso Dhlakama ranks 410Before her are Aldo Maldera, Pat Symonds, Miguel Ángel Guerra, Ellen S. Baker, Dina Rubina, and Ricky Steamboat. After her are Pedro López Quintana, Larry Miller, Sally Menke, Manouchehr Mottaki, Nikolai Budarin, and Arta Dade. Among people deceased in 2018, Afonso Dhlakama ranks 411Before her are Frank Ramsey, Viktor Matviyenko, Douglas Rain, Anne V. Coates, Piotr Szulkin, and Albin Vidović. After her are Carlo Vanzina, Alfredo del Águila, Peter G. Peterson, Edwin Hawkins, Cliff Bourland, and Warwick Estevam Kerr.

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In Mozambique

Among people born in Mozambique, Afonso Dhlakama ranks 27 out of 34Before her are Luísa Diogo (1958), José Craveirinha (1922), Marcelino dos Santos (1929), Vicente Lucas (1935), António Calvário (1938), and Maria Mutola (1972). After her are Pascoal Mocumbi (1941), Paulina Chiziane (1955), Alberto Vaquina (1961), Reinildo Mandava (1994), Jorge Cadete (1968), and Simão Mate Junior (1988).

Among POLITICIANS In Mozambique

Among politicians born in Mozambique, Afonso Dhlakama ranks 10Before her are Armando Guebuza (1943), Eduardo Mondlane (1920), Filipe Nyusi (1959), Carlos Agostinho do Rosário (1954), Luísa Diogo (1958), and Marcelino dos Santos (1929). After her are Pascoal Mocumbi (1941) and Alberto Vaquina (1961).