Belisario Betancur

1923 - 2018

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Belisario Betancur Cuartas (4 February 1923 – 7 December 2018) was a Colombian politician who served as the 26th President of Colombia from 1982 to 1986. He was a member of the Colombian Conservative Party. His presidency was noted for its attempted peace talks with several Colombian guerilla groups. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Belisario Betancur has received more than 272,454 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Belisario Betancur is the 6,015th most popular politician (down from 5,760th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Colombia (down from 16th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Colombian Politician.

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Among politicians, Belisario Betancur ranks 6,015 out of 15,710Before him are Jan Syrový, Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy, Zhang Chunqiao, Chen Yun, Rothari, and Chung Sye-kyun. After him are Wacho, Myechyslaw Hryb, Helena of Moscow, Glaucus of Corinth, Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure, and Leonor Teles.

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Among people born in 1923, Belisario Betancur ranks 95Before him are Antony Flew, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, Chuck Yeager, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, and Ernst Nolte. After him are Alicia de Larrocha, Maria Gripe, Uri Avnery, Philly Joe Jones, Yves Bonnefoy, and Bettie Page. Among people deceased in 2018, Belisario Betancur ranks 89Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Bruno Sammartino, Aharon Appelfeld, Robert Faurisson, and James Mirrlees. After him are Uri Avnery, Robert Morris, Alan Baker, Michael Anderson, Joseph Kobzon, and Quini.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Belisario Betancur ranks 17 out of 271Before him are Luis Carlos Galán (1943), Francisco de Paula Santander (1792), Griselda Blanco (1943), Álvaro Uribe (1952), Sofía Vergara (1972), and Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921). After him are Andrés Escobar (1967), Rodrigo Lara (1946), Pedro López (1948), Julio César Turbay Ayala (1916), Ernesto Samper (1950), and Jorge Eliécer Gaitán (1903).

Among POLITICIANS In Colombia

Among politicians born in Colombia, Belisario Betancur ranks 7Before him are César Gaviria (1947), Juan Manuel Santos (1951), Luis Carlos Galán (1943), Francisco de Paula Santander (1792), Álvaro Uribe (1952), and Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921). After him are Rodrigo Lara (1946), Julio César Turbay Ayala (1916), Ernesto Samper (1950), Jorge Eliécer Gaitán (1903), Manuel Marulanda (1930), and Alfonso López Michelsen (1913).