Chan Santokhi

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Chandrikapersad "Chan" Santokhi (Dutch pronunciation: [cɑnˈdrikaːpɛrˌsɑt sɑnˈtɔki]; born 3 February 1959) is a Surinamese politician and former police officer who is the 9th and current President of Suriname. After winning the 2020 elections, Santokhi was the sole nomination for President of Suriname. On 13 July, Santokhi was elected president by acclamation in an uncontested election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chan Santokhi has received more than 254,143 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Chan Santokhi is the 11,977th most popular politician (up from 13,360th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Suriname (up from 14th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Surinamer Politician.

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Among politicians, Chan Santokhi ranks 11,977 out of 15,710Before him are Kalkot Mataskelekele, Gerhard Louis De Geer, Nebiriau II, Ahmose-Sitamun, Jamil Mahuad, and Marouf al-Bakhit. After him are José Fernando de Abascal y Sousa, Louise Lake-Tack, Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici, Bodil Katharine Biørn, Michael Ogio, and Frederick I, Duke of Upper Lorraine.

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Among people born in 1959, Chan Santokhi ranks 178Before him are Christian Thielemann, Adri van der Poel, Ezzaki Badou, Jaime Rodríguez, Tsukasa Hojo, and Kokhir Rasulzoda. After him are Susanna Hoffs, Dylan Baker, Renée Fleming, Bob Lazar, Adrian Paul, and Blaž Slišković.

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In Suriname

Among people born in Suriname, Chan Santokhi ranks 12 out of 30Before him are Hendrick Chin A Sen (1934), Jules Wijdenbosch (1942), Aron Winter (1967), Henck Arron (1936), Ramsewak Shankar (1937), and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (1972). After him are Remy Bonjasky (1976), Fred Ramdat Misier (1926), Henny Meijer (1962), Cynthia McLeod (1936), Stanley Menzo (1963), and Edson Braafheid (1983).

Among POLITICIANS In Suriname

Among politicians born in Suriname, Chan Santokhi ranks 8Before him are Ronald Venetiaan (1937), Johan Ferrier (1910), Hendrick Chin A Sen (1934), Jules Wijdenbosch (1942), Henck Arron (1936), and Ramsewak Shankar (1937). After him are Remy Bonjasky (1976) and Fred Ramdat Misier (1926).

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