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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 300,917 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Belisario Betancur is the 6,787th most popular politician (down from 6,009th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Colombia (down from 17th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Colombian Politician.

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Among politicians, Belisario Betancur ranks 6,787 out of 15,577Before him are Margravine Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg, Sophie Blanchard, Nikolai Voznesensky, Władysław Raczkiewicz, Al-Mustazhir, and Recceswinth. After him are Gabriel Báthory, Louis, King of Sicily, Virgilio Barco Vargas, Andronikos Doukas, Antonio de Torres Jurado, and Æthelred of Mercia.

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Among people born in 1923, Belisario Betancur ranks 101Before him are Maria Gripe, Yves Bonnefoy, Walerian Borowczyk, Estelle Getty, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and Robert Maxwell. After him are Uziel Gal, Ernst Nolte, Conrad Bain, Svetozar Gligorić, Wes Montgomery, and Alicia de Larrocha. Among people deceased in 2018, Belisario Betancur ranks 100Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Tsukasa Hosaka, Joseph Kobzon, Quini, Dennis Nilsen, and Henri Michel. After him are Nicanor Parra, Uri Avnery, Bruno Sammartino, Richard Pipes, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, and Kim Jong-pil.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Belisario Betancur ranks 20 out of 306Before him are Francisco de Paula Santander (1792), Griselda Blanco (1943), Álvaro Uribe (1952), Sofía Vergara (1972), James Rodríguez (1991), and Íngrid Betancourt (1961). After him are Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921), Ernesto Samper (1950), Andrés Escobar (1967), Manuel Marulanda (1930), Darío Castrillón Hoyos (1929), and Julio César Turbay Ayala (1916).

Among POLITICIANS In Colombia

Among politicians born in Colombia, Belisario Betancur ranks 9Before him are Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela (1939), Luis Carlos Galán (1943), Rodrigo Lara (1946), Francisco de Paula Santander (1792), Álvaro Uribe (1952), and Íngrid Betancourt (1961). After him are Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921), Ernesto Samper (1950), Manuel Marulanda (1930), Julio César Turbay Ayala (1916), Jorge Eliécer Gaitán (1903), and Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (1900).