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 is 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 1,537,274 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). B. J. Habibie is the 2,636th most popular politician (up from 2,657th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Indonesia (up from 7th in 2019) and the 4th 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 2,636 out of 15,710Before him are John Buchan, Álmos, Yasuo Fukuda, Archduke Ernest of Austria, Razia Sultana, and Canute I of Sweden. After him are Otto III, Duke of Bavaria, George V of Hanover, Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, Gaius Marcius Coriolanus, Midhat Pasha, and Megawati Sukarnoputri.

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Among people born in 1936, B. J. Habibie ranks 46Before him are Benedict Anderson, Steve Reich, Don Cherry, Choummaly Sayasone, Kris Kristofferson, and Yasuo Fukuda. After him are Ferid Murad, Émile Lahoud, Gerhard Ertl, Anna German, Henry Lee Lucas, and Engelbert Humperdinck. Among people deceased in 2019, B. J. Habibie ranks 39Before him are Marie Fredriksson, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Tony Buzan, Mariss Jansons, Marie Laforêt, and Luke Perry. After him are Giya Kancheli, Lennart Johansson, Claudine Auger, Franco Columbu, Nuon Chea, and Prem Tinsulanonda.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, B. J. Habibie ranks 6 out of 93Before him are Sukarno (1901), Suharto (1921), Willem Einthoven (1860), Anthony Fokker (1890), and Abdurrahman Wahid (1940). After him are Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Joko Widodo (1961), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), and Jan Toorop (1858).

Among POLITICIANS In Indonesia

Among politicians born in Indonesia, B. J. Habibie ranks 4Before him are Sukarno (1901), Suharto (1921), and Abdurrahman Wahid (1940). After him are Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Joko Widodo (1961), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), Diponegoro (1785), Ki Hajar Dewantara (1889), and Jusuf Kalla (1942).