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B. J. Habibie

1936 - 2019

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Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie (Indonesian: [baxaˈrudːin ˈjusuf haˈbibi] (listen); 25 June 1936 – 11 September 2019) was an Indonesian engineer and politician who was the third president of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999. Less than three months after his inauguration as the seventh vice president in March 1998, he succeeded Suharto who resigned after 31 years in office. His presidency was seen as a landmark and transition to the Reformation era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of B. J. Habibie has received more than 1,664,859 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). B. J. Habibie is the 2,628th most popular politician (up from 2,632nd in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Indonesia (up from 6th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Indonesian Politician.

B. J. Habibie is most famous for being the president of Indonesia in 1998.

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Among politicians, B. J. Habibie ranks 2,628 out of 15,577Before him are Gaston Doumergue, George V of Hanover, Harald Greycloak, Georg Michaelis, Chaghri Beg, and Moctezuma I. After him are Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Mentuhotep III, Emperor Go-Sai, Alfred Hugenberg, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, and Günter Schabowski.

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Among people born in 1936, B. J. Habibie ranks 42Before him are Roy Orbison, Margaret Hamilton, Bill Wyman, Georges Perec, Steve Reich, and Gerhard Ertl. After him are Kris Kristofferson, Ferid Murad, Benedict Anderson, Uwe Seeler, Don Cherry, and Engelbert Humperdinck. Among people deceased in 2019, B. J. Habibie ranks 37Before him are Manfred Eigen, Tony Buzan, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Gordon Banks, Mariss Jansons, and Beji Caid Essebsi. After him are Li Peng, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Marie Laforêt, Ferdinand Piëch, Franco Columbu, and Ratko Janev.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, B. J. Habibie ranks 4 out of 126Before him are Sukarno (1901), Suharto (1921), and Willem Einthoven (1860). After him are Joko Widodo (1961), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Anthony Fokker (1890), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), and Dharmakirti (700).

Among POLITICIANS In Indonesia

Among politicians born in Indonesia, B. J. Habibie ranks 3Before him are Sukarno (1901) and Suharto (1921). After him are Joko Widodo (1961), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), Diponegoro (1785), Jusuf Kalla (1942), and Tan Malaka (1897).