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Birendra of Nepal

1945 - 2001

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Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev (Nepali: श्री ५ महाराजाधिराज वीरेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाह देव), (28 December 1945 – 1 June 2001) was the tenth King of Nepal from 1972 until his assassination in 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Birendra of Nepal has received more than 1,532,026 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Birendra of Nepal is the 6,665th most popular politician (up from 7,818th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Nepal and the 5th most popular Nepalese Politician.

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Among politicians, Birendra of Nepal ranks 6,665 out of 15,577Before him are Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg, John IV, Duke of Brittany, Jonas Furrer, Oleg Gordievsky, Vukan Nemanjić, and Bethuel. After him are Neferkahor, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Jacob Stainer, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, Ahilyabai Holkar, and Shutruk-Nakhunte.

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Among people born in 1945, Birendra of Nepal ranks 124Before him are Tammam Salam, Robert Cialdini, Catherine Spaak, Hans-Gert Pöttering, Dennis Nilsen, and Raymond E. Feist. After him are Mahinda Rajapaksa, George Miller, Wim Suurbier, Billy Drago, Wolfgang Schüssel, and John Garang. Among people deceased in 2001, Birendra of Nepal ranks 62Before him are Joseph Greenberg, Joey Ramone, Perry Como, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Chet Atkins, and Marvin Harris. After him are John Phillips, Seishiro Shimatani, Princess Maria Francesca of Savoy, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Hannelore Kohl, and Anna Mani.

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In Nepal

Among people born in Nepal, Birendra of Nepal ranks 13 out of 55Before him are Śuddhodana (-590), Mahapajapati Gotami (-600), Janaka (null), Chandra Bahadur Dangi (1939), Gyanendra of Nepal (1947), and Prithvi Narayan Shah (1723). After him are Bidhya Devi Bhandari (1961), Ram Baran Yadav (1948), Anuruddha (-450), Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (1980), Bhanubhakta Acharya (1814), and Laxmi Prasad Devkota (1909).


Among politicians born in Nepal, Birendra of Nepal ranks 5Before him are Yaśodharā (-600), Śuddhodana (-590), Gyanendra of Nepal (1947), and Prithvi Narayan Shah (1723). After him are Bidhya Devi Bhandari (1961), Ram Baran Yadav (1948), Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (1980), Sher Bahadur Deuba (1946), Mahendra of Nepal (1920), Tribhuvan of Nepal (1906), and Jung Bahadur Rana (1817).