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Anand Satyanand

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Sir Anand Satyanand, (born 22 July 1944) is a former lawyer, judge and ombudsman who served as the 19th Governor-General of New Zealand from 2006 to 2011. Satyanand was chair of the Commonwealth Foundation for two 2-year terms, ending in December 2016. He then chaired the Commonwealth Observation Group of the National Elections of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea in 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anand Satyanand has received more than 215,170 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Anand Satyanand is the 15,647th most popular politician (down from 14,050th in 2019), the 78th most popular biography from New Zealand (up from 82nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular New Zealander Politician.

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Among politicians, Anand Satyanand ranks 15,647 out of 15,577Before him are Jose Maria Sison, Fabián Alarcón, Kinga Göncz, Marc Garneau, Reem Frainah, and Prince Ali bin Hussein. After him are Douglas Hurd, Atlanersa, Ulf Kristersson, Nelson Demarco, Bruno Le Maire, and Pablo Iglesias Turrión.

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Among people born in 1944, Anand Satyanand ranks 546Before him are Pratibha Ray, Salmaan Taseer, István Géczi, Oswald Gracias, Neil Innes, and Henri Weber. After him are Patricia Quinn, Angus King, John Njue, Yuriy Istomin, Gunhild Hoffmeister, and Colm Wilkinson.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Anand Satyanand ranks 78 out of 248Before him are Keith Park (1892), Neroli Fairhall (1944), John Gorton (1911), Geoff Murphy (1938), Antony Starr (1975), and Alexander Aitken (1895). After him are Walter Buller (1838), Juliet Mitchell (1940), Jack Lovelock (1910), Tūheitia Paki (1955), Graeme Revell (1955), and Zoë Bell (1978).

Among POLITICIANS In New Zealand

Among politicians born in New Zealand, Anand Satyanand ranks 13Before him are Jean Batten (1909), John Key (1961), Bill English (1961), David Lange (1942), Te Atairangikaahu (1931), and John Gorton (1911). After him are Juliet Mitchell (1940), Tūheitia Paki (1955), Bill Pickering (1910), Mike Moore (1949), Jenny Shipley (1952), and Silvia Cartwright (1943).