Ahmadou Ahidjo

1924 - 1989

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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 352,608 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Ahmadou Ahidjo is the 4,806th most popular politician (down from 4,320th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Cameroon (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Cameroonian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 4,806 out of 15,710Before him are Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus, Dušan Simović, Tassilo III, Duke of Bavaria, Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, Stephen IV of Hungary, and Alain Poher. After him are Acamapichtli, José Sarney, Aistulf, Yaroslav II of Vladimir, García Ramírez of Navarre, and Omurtag of Bulgaria.

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Among people born in 1924, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 76Before him are Roger Guillemin, Allan MacLeod Cormack, Lee Iacocca, Madame Nhu, Khamtai Siphandon, and John Backus. After him are André Franquin, Zizi Jeanmaire, Paul Desmond, Leonid Kogan, Tomiichi Murayama, and Roberts Blossom. Among people deceased in 1989, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 63Before him are A. J. Ayer, Carlos Arias Navarro, Rashid Behbudov, Giuseppe Siri, Kaoru Ishikawa, and Luis Carlos Galán. After him are Pérez Prado, Gaetano Scirea, Uichiro Hatta, R. D. Laing, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, and Karel Zeman.

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In Cameroon

Among people born in Cameroon, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 6 out of 115Before him are Paul Biya (1933), Roger Milla (1952), Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696), Manu Dibango (1933), and Samuel Eto'o (1981). After him are Thomas N'Kono (1956), Issa Hayatou (1946), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Achille Mbembe (1957), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), and Mongo Beti (1932).

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), Joseph Ngute (1954), and Ephraïm Inoni (1947).