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Cyril Ramaphosa

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Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa (born 17 November 1952) is a South African businessman and politician serving as the fifth and current president of South Africa since 2018. A former anti-apartheid activist, trade union leader, and businessman, Ramaphosa is also the president (leader) of the African National Congress (ANC). Ramaphosa rose to national prominence as secretary general of South Africa's biggest and most powerful trade union, the National Union of Mineworkers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cyril Ramaphosa has received more than 6,662,563 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Cyril Ramaphosa is the 3,459th most popular politician (up from 4,573rd in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from South Africa (up from 26th in 2019) and the 7th most popular South African Politician.

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Among politicians, Cyril Ramaphosa ranks 3,459 out of 15,577Before him are Hyrcanus II, Albert of Saxony, Aimery of Cyprus, Mark Rutte, Emperor Kanmu, and Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern. After him are Sviatopolk II of Kiev, Josef Terboven, Mihály Károlyi, William V, Duke of Bavaria, Theudebert II, and Princess Louise of Prussia.

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Among people born in 1952, Cyril Ramaphosa ranks 47Before him are Shigeru Miyamoto, Maria Schneider, David Hasselhoff, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Mr. T, and Jimmy Connors. After him are Bert van Marwijk, Lee Hsien Loong, Desireless, Allan Simonsen, Uli Hoeneß, and Paul Stanley.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa ranks 20 out of 374Before him are Max Theiler (1899), Thabo Mbeki (1942), Paul Kruger (1825), Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark (1942), Allan MacLeod Cormack (1924), and P. W. Botha (1916). After him are Jody Scheckter (1950), Christiaan Hendrik Persoon (1761), Sydney Brenner (1927), Michael Levitt (1947), Steve Biko (1946), and Jan Smuts (1870).

Among POLITICIANS In South Africa

Among politicians born in South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa ranks 7Before him are Shaka (1787), F. W. de Klerk (1936), Jacob Zuma (1942), Thabo Mbeki (1942), Paul Kruger (1825), and P. W. Botha (1916). After him are Jan Smuts (1870), Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (1936), D. F. Malan (1874), Abba Eban (1915), Kgalema Motlanthe (1949), and Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826).

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