Ahmadou Ahidjo

1924 - 1989

Ahmadou Ahidjo

Ahmadou Babatoura Ahidjo (24 August 1924 – 30 November 1989) was a Cameroonian politician who was the first President of Cameroon, holding the office from 1960 until 1982. Ahidjo played a major role in Cameroon's independence from France as well as reuniting the French and English-speaking parts of the country. During Ahidjo's time in office, he established a centralized political system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmadou Ahidjo has received more than 244,831 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,349th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 4,324 out of 14,801Before him are David I of Scotland, Rayhana bint Zayd, Mikheil Saakashvili, Kantarō Suzuki, Ahuitzotl, and Amyntas II of Macedon. After him are Arnold Gehlen, Władysław II the Exile, Philip I of Macedon, Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily, and Ásgeir Ásgeirsson.

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Among people born in 1924, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 70Before him are Georges Prêtre, Roberto Eduardo Viola, Bulat Okudzhava, Dmitry Yazov, Eva Marie Saint, and Madame Nhu. After him are John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Machiko Kyō, Lee Iacocca, John Backus, David Bronstein, and André Franquin. Among people deceased in 1989, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 55Before him are Jerzy Kukuczka, Charles J. Pedersen, John Payne, Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz, Kaoru Ishikawa, and Franklin J. Schaffner. After him are A. J. Ayer, Carlos Arias Navarro, Irving Berlin, Uichiro Hatta, Werner Best, and Rashid Behbudov.

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In Cameroon

Among people born in Cameroon, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 3 out of 83Before him are Paul Biya (1933) and Roger Milla (1952). After him are Samuel Eto'o (1981), Issa Hayatou (1946), Manu Dibango (1933), Thomas N'Kono (1956), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), Mongo Beti (1932), Samuel Umtiti (1993), and Philémon Yang (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In Cameroon

Among politicians born in Cameroon, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 2Before him are Paul Biya (1933). After him are Issa Hayatou (1946), Philémon Yang (1947), Ferdinand Oyono (1929), and Ephraïm Inoni (1947).

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