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Benjamin Mkapa

1938 - 2020

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Benjamin William Mkapa (12 November 1938 – 24 July 2020) was a Tanzanian politician who served as the third President of Tanzania. He was in office for one decade from 1995 to 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Mkapa has received more than 301,500 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Benjamin Mkapa is the 5,357th most popular politician (up from 7,698th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Tanzania (up from 6th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Tanzanian Politician.

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  • 300k

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  • 67.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Benjamin Mkapa ranks 5,357 out of 15,710. Before him are Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria, Margaret I, Countess of Burgundy, Emperor Shengzong of Liao, Emperor Kōnin, Thongloun Sisoulith, and Richard Glücks. After him are Hakor, Arnuwanda II, Li Dazhao, Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, and John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1938, Benjamin Mkapa ranks 102Before him are Astrid Kirchherr, Georg Baselitz, Tereza Kesovija, Roland Topor, Giuliano Amato, and Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria. After him are Josef Koudelka, Tom Regan, Taha Yassin Ramadan, Enrico Macias, Heino, and Karin Dor. Among people deceased in 2020, Benjamin Mkapa ranks 117Before him are Hamed Karoui, Tony Allen, Nikolai Kapustin, Juan Marsé, Park Won-soon, and Paul Goma. After him are Éva Székely, Abderrahmane Youssoufi, Rubem Fonseca, Mad Mike Hoare, Larry Tesler, and Dyanne Thorne.

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In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa ranks 3 out of 23. Before him are Freddie Mercury (1946) and Julius Nyerere (1922). After him are Tippu Tip (1837), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), John Magufuli (1959), Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar (1874), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), Majid bin Said of Zanzibar (1834), Mizengo Pinda (1948), and Laurean Rugambwa (1912).

Among POLITICIANS In Tanzania

Among politicians born in Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa ranks 2Before him are Julius Nyerere (1922). After him are Tippu Tip (1837), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), John Magufuli (1959), Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar (1874), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), Majid bin Said of Zanzibar (1834), Mizengo Pinda (1948), Asha-Rose Migiro (1956), and Anna Tibaijuka (1950).