Alexander Rueb

1882 - 1959

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Alexander Rueb (December 27, 1882 – February 2, 1959) was a Dutch lawyer, diplomat, and chess official. He was born in The Hague. One of the founders of international chess governing body, FIDE, Rueb was elected its first president in 1924. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Rueb has received more than 13,346 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Alexander Rueb is the 10,379th most popular politician (up from 10,424th in 2019), the 478th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 464th in 2019) and the 74th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Alexander Rueb ranks 10,379 out of 15,710Before him are Matthew Hopkins, Augusto B. Leguía, Francesco Dandolo, Jean Béliveau, Leonardo III Tocco, and Marduk-nadin-ahhe. After him are Hossein Sheikholeslam, Dionysios Kasdaglis, Pōmare II, John George II, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach, Rudolf Ramek, and Eurymedon.

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Among people born in 1882, Alexander Rueb ranks 141Before him are Alexander Kutepov, Ali Fuat Cebesoy, Leo White, Wilhelm Nusselt, Federico Chávez, and Anna Schäffer. After him are Leonhard Frank, Oldřich Duras, Julius Edgar Lilienfeld, Louis Pergaud, Donald Crisp, and George Bellows. Among people deceased in 1959, Alexander Rueb ranks 89Before him are Kafū Nagai, Luigi Sturzo, Charles Starkweather, Alfonso Reyes, Felix Jacoby, and Ragnar Nurkse. After him are Ion Gigurtu, Boughera El Ouafi, Irving Cummings, Henri Vidal, Johan Bojer, and Kazimierz Bein.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Alexander Rueb ranks 478 out of 1,209Before him are Giovanni van Bronckhorst (1975), Piet Schrijvers (1946), Caesar van Everdingen (1616), Teun A. van Dijk (1943), Nina Foch (1924), and Willem Marinus Dudok (1884). After him are Henriëtte Ronner-Knip (1821), Simon de Vlieger (1601), Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands (1969), Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz (1710), Dirck Coornhert (1522), and Ernesto Hoost (1965).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Alexander Rueb ranks 74Before him are Roméo Dallaire (1946), Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern (1625), Pieter van der Aa (1659), Gottfried van Swieten (1733), Barend Biesheuvel (1920), and Jelle Zijlstra (1918). After him are Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz (1710), Ernesto Hoost (1965), Neelie Kroes (1941), Frits Bolkestein (1933), Cornelis Lely (1854), and Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy (1885).