Akwasi Afrifa

1936 - 1979

Akwasi Afrifa

Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa (24 April 1936 – 26 June 1979) was a Ghanaian soldier, farmer, traditional ruler and politician. He was the head of state of Ghana and leader of the military government in 1969 and then Chairman of the Presidential Commission between 1969 and 1970. He continued as a farmer and political activist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Akwasi Afrifa has received more than 152,150 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,942nd most popular politician.

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  • 40.09

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  • 20

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  • 2.36

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  • 3.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Akwasi Afrifa ranks 12,822 out of 14,801Before him are Barbara Hendricks, Miri Regev, Silke Möller, Brigitte Zypries, Anton Rop, and John Gorton. After him are Robert J. Walker, Abraham Baldwin, Henry Puna, Lorenzo Snow, Jill Biden, and Bill Richardson.

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Among people born in 1936, Akwasi Afrifa ranks 328Before him are Larry McMurtry, Shelley Morrison, Roger Miller, Ernest Shonekan, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, and Ismail Merchant. After him are Billy Higgins, Robert F. Overmyer, George Eastham, Charlie Daniels, Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, and Elizabeth Dole. Among people deceased in 1979, Akwasi Afrifa ranks 178Before him are Mikhail Ogonkov, Carl Laemmle Jr., Loren Murchison, Ben Lyon, Corinne Griffith, and Edward Akufo-Addo. After him are George Brent, Charles Coughlin, Bart McGhee, Vivian Vance, Elizabeth Ryan, and J. G. Farrell.

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In Ghana

Among people born in Ghana, Akwasi Afrifa ranks 26 out of 84Before him are John Mahama (1958), Ignatius Kutu Acheampong (1931), Stephen Appiah (1980), Kwadwo Asamoah (1988), James Kwesi Appiah (1960), and Tony Yeboah (1966). After him are Gerald Asamoah (1978), Ama Ata Aidoo (1942), Derek Boateng (1983), Kofi Awoonor (1935), John Mensah (1982), and Kofi Kingston (1981).


Among politicians born in Ghana, Akwasi Afrifa ranks 11Before him are Jerry Rawlings (1947), Joseph Arthur Ankrah (1915), Hilla Limann (1934), Fred Akuffo (1937), John Mahama (1958), and Ignatius Kutu Acheampong (1931).

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