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Anote Tong

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Anote Tong (simplified Chinese: 汤安诺; traditional Chinese: 湯安諾; pinyin: Tāng Ānnuò; born 11 June 1952 in Tabuaeran, Line Islands) is an I-Kiribati politician for the Pillars of Truth party and environmental activist with half Chinese heritage, who served as President of Kiribati, from 2003 to 2016. He won the election in July 2003 with a slim plurality of votes cast (47.4%) against his older brother, Harry Tong (43.5%) and the private lawyer Banuera Berina (9.1%). The elections were contested by the opposition, due to allegations of electoral fraud but the High Court of Tarawa had confirmed that there was no fraud. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anote Tong has received more than 140,551 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Anote Tong is the 10,054th most popular politician (down from 8,889th in 2019), the most popular biography from Kiribati and the most popular I-Kiribati Politician.

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  • 140k

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  • 52.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Anote Tong ranks 10,054 out of 15,577Before him are Paolo Boselli, Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias, Didier Burkhalter, and Constans II. After him are Fyodor Rostopchin, Publius Sulpicius Galba Maximus, Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, Ben-Hadad I, Annius Rufus, and Princess Catherine of Württemberg.

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Among people born in 1952, Anote Tong ranks 167Before him are Lam Ching-ying, Jeff Lindsay, Gennady Timchenko, Kaija Saariaho, Sergio Marchionne, and Johann Schneider-Ammann. After him are Stewart Copeland, Sharon Osbourne, Harold Faltermeyer, Diane Venora, Hulusi Akar, and Joey Dunlop.

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In Kiribati

Among people born in Kiribati, Anote Tong ranks 1 out of 4After him are Taneti Mamau (1960), Teburoro Tito (1953), and David Katoatau (1984).

Among POLITICIANS In Kiribati

Among politicians born in Kiribati, Anote Tong ranks 1After him are Taneti Mamau (1960) and Teburoro Tito (1953).