Amadou Toumani Touré

1948 - 2020

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Amadou Toumani Touré (4 November 1948 – 9 November 2020) was a Malian politician. He supervised Mali's first multiparty elections as chairman of the transitional government (1991–1992), and later became the second democratically-elected President of Mali (2002–2012). Touré was head of President Moussa Traoré's personal guard (and parachute regiment) when a popular revolution overthrew the regime in March 1991; Colonel Touré then arrested the President and led the revolution onward. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amadou Toumani Touré has received more than 201,819 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Amadou Toumani Touré is the 5,170th most popular politician (up from 5,172nd in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Mali and the 5th most popular Malian Politician.

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Among politicians, Amadou Toumani Touré ranks 5,170 out of 15,710Before him are Kersti Kaljulaid, Gian Maria Visconti, Carl Johan Bernadotte, Jahan Shah, Sylvanus Olympio, and Stjepan Vukčić Kosača. After him are Piri Mehmed Pasha, Isabelle of France, Arsames, Vasily Chapayev, Hermeric, and Norodom Suramarit.

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Among people born in 1948, Amadou Toumani Touré ranks 80Before him are Claude Jade, Chris de Burgh, Don Airey, John Noble, Susan Atkins, and Johnny Ramone. After him are Charles Simonyi, Nicolae Timofti, Billy Crystal, Bill Ward, Salvador Puig Antich, and Theo Jansen. Among people deceased in 2020, Amadou Toumani Touré ranks 123Before him are Albert Memmi, Kenzō Takada, Miloš Jakeš, Stuart Whitman, Astrid Kirchherr, and Amadeo Carrizo. After him are Jack Welch, Ken Hensley, Vladica Popović, Hamed Karoui, Tony Allen, and Wim Suurbier.

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Among people born in Mali, Amadou Toumani Touré ranks 6 out of 46Before him are Musa I of Mali (1280), Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (1945), Modibo Keïta (1915), Salif Keita (1949), and Moussa Traoré (1936). After him are Jean Tigana (1955), Ali Farka Touré (1939), Askia Mohammad I (1443), Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946), Dioncounda Traoré (1942), and Sonni Ali (1464).

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Among politicians born in Mali, Amadou Toumani Touré ranks 5Before him are Musa I of Mali (1280), Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (1945), Modibo Keïta (1915), and Moussa Traoré (1936). After him are Askia Mohammad I (1443), Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946), Dioncounda Traoré (1942), Sonni Ali (1464), Cheick Modibo Diarra (1952), Ousmane Issoufi Maïga (1945), and Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé (1948).