1745 - 1810

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Andrianampoinimerinā (Malagasy pronunciation: [anˈɖʐianˌmpuʲnˈmerʲnə̥]) (1745–1810) ruled the Kingdom of Imerina on Madagascar from 1787 until his death. His reign was marked by the reunification of Imerina following 77 years of civil war, and the subsequent expansion of his kingdom into neighboring territories, thereby initiating the unification of Madagascar under Merina rule. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrianampoinimerina has received more than 136,367 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Andrianampoinimerina is the 4,131st most popular politician (up from 4,246th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Madagascar and the 3rd most popular Malagasy Politician.

Andrianampoinimerina was the last king of the Merina Kingdom. He is most famous for uniting the island of Madagascar into one country and establishing a centralized monarchy.

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Among politicians, Andrianampoinimerina ranks 4,131 out of 15,710Before him are Mario Beccaria, Borut Pahor, William III of Sicily, Ramiro II of León, Radama I, and Touman. After him are Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal, Graça Machel, Ertuğrul Osman, Sarduri II, Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, and Nicholas J. Spykman.

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Among people born in 1745, Andrianampoinimerina ranks 10Before him are Philippe Pinel, Maria Luisa of Spain, Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria, Carl Stamitz, Levin August von Bennigsen, and Johan Christian Fabricius. After him are Casimir Pulaski, Fyodor Ushakov, Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Valentin Haüy, George Atwood, and Şahin Giray. Among people deceased in 1810, Andrianampoinimerina ranks 11Before him are Marie Joséphine of Savoy, Nachman of Breslov, Chevalier d'Éon, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Philipp Otto Runge, and Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber. After him are Andreas Hofer, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova, Charles August, Crown Prince of Sweden, Jacques-François Menou, Mir Taqi Mir, and Alejandro Malaspina.

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In Madagascar

Among people born in Madagascar, Andrianampoinimerina ranks 4 out of 32Before him are Claude Simon (1913), Ranavalona I (1788), and Radama I (1793). After him are Ranavalona III (1861), Ranavalona II (1829), Didier Ratsiraka (1936), Rasoherina (1814), Radama II (1829), Philibert Tsiranana (1912), Marc Ravalomanana (1949), and Gabriel Ramanantsoa (1906).

Among POLITICIANS In Madagascar

Among politicians born in Madagascar, Andrianampoinimerina ranks 3Before him are Ranavalona I (1788) and Radama I (1793). After him are Ranavalona III (1861), Ranavalona II (1829), Didier Ratsiraka (1936), Rasoherina (1814), Radama II (1829), Philibert Tsiranana (1912), Marc Ravalomanana (1949), Gabriel Ramanantsoa (1906), and Albert Zafy (1927).