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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 392,067 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Ahmadou Ahidjo is the 3,491st most popular politician (up from 4,800th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Cameroon (up from 6th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Cameroonian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 3,491 out of 15,577Before him are Magnus III of Sweden, Vakhtang I of Iberia, Fan Li, Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Bernard Tapie, and Ptolemy of Mauretania. After him are Hyrcanus II, Albert of Saxony, Aimery of Cyprus, Mark Rutte, Emperor Kanmu, and Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern.

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Among people born in 1924, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 48Before him are Ed Wood, Karmapa, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Allan MacLeod Cormack, Guy Williams, and Luigi Nono. After him are Madame Nhu, Lee Iacocca, Vladimir Kryuchkov, Georges Prêtre, Giovanni Sartori, and Bulat Okudzhava. Among people deceased in 1989, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 45Before him are Joris Ivens, Guy Williams, Bruce Chatwin, Sugar Ray Robinson, Michel Aflaq, and Princess Deokhye. After him are Danilo Kiš, Irving Stone, Irving Berlin, John Payne, Lucille Ball, and Cornel Wilde.

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In Cameroon

Among people born in Cameroon, Ahmadou Ahidjo ranks 4 out of 132Before him are Paul Biya (1933), Roger Milla (1952), and Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696). After him are Samuel Eto'o (1981), Manu Dibango (1933), Issa Hayatou (1946), Thomas N'Kono (1956), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Christian Tumi (1930), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), and Samuel Umtiti (1993).

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), Joseph Ngute (1954), Ferdinand Oyono (1929), and Ephraïm Inoni (1947).