Bingu wa Mutharika

1934 - 2012

Bingu wa Mutharika

Bingu wa Mutharika (; born Brightson Webster Ryson Thom; 24 February 1934 – 5 April 2012) was a Malawian politician and economist who was President of Malawi from May 2004 until his death in April 2012. He was also President of the Democratic Progressive Party, which he founded in February 2005; it obtained a majority in Malawi's parliament in the 2009 general election. During his two terms in office, he was noted for being the Chairperson of the African Union in 2010–2011, as well as for several domestic controversies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bingu wa Mutharika has received more than 237,858 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 105th most popular economist.

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Among economists, Bingu wa Mutharika ranks 105 out of 288Before him are Paul Krugman, Robert Fogel, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Merton Miller, Charles Cooley, and James Meade. After him are Zhou Youguang, William Beveridge, Adolph Wagner, Christopher A. Sims, William Vickrey, and Franz Oppenheimer.

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Among people born in 1934, Bingu wa Mutharika ranks 67Before him are Udo Jürgens, Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Wole Soyinka, Ingvar Carlsson, Robert Moog, and Lansana Conté. After him are Giovanni Battista Re, David J. Thouless, Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., Yoshio Furukawa, Édith Cresson, and Kurt Hamrin. Among people deceased in 2012, Bingu wa Mutharika ranks 54Before him are William Standish Knowles, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, Ben Gazzara, Carl Woese, E. Donnall Thomas, and Oscar Luigi Scalfaro. After him are Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., Lucio Dalla, Carroll Shelby, Chris Marker, Renato Dulbecco, and Scott McKenzie.

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In Malawi

Among people born in Malawi, Bingu wa Mutharika ranks 1 out of 9After him are Hastings Banda (1898), Bakili Muluzi (1941), Peter Mutharika (1940), Joyce Banda (1950), Abeid Karume (1905), Russell Mwafulirwa (1983), Cate Campbell (1992), and Bronte Campbell (1994).

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Among economists born in Malawi, Bingu wa Mutharika ranks 1

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