D. F. Malan

1874 - 1959

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Daniël François Malan, PC (Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈdɑːni.əl franˈswɑ mɑ'lan]; 22 May 1874 – 7 February 1959) was a South African politician who served as the fourth prime minister of South Africa from 1948 to 1954. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of D. F. Malan has received more than 185,540 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. D. F. Malan is the 5,306th most popular politician (down from 5,196th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from South Africa (up from 29th in 2019) and the 11th most popular South African Politician.

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Among politicians, D. F. Malan ranks 5,306 out of 15,710Before him are Kondō Isami, Ibbi-Sin, Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark, Kurt Huber, Iry-Hor, and Sam Houston. After him are Herennia Etruscilla, Sunjong of Goryeo, Morarji Desai, García II of Galicia, Maria Cristina of Naples and Sicily, and Sergius I of Constantinople.

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Among people born in 1874, D. F. Malan ranks 51Before him are Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, Lewis Hine, Henri Guisan, Henri Farman, Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels, and Reginald Johnston. After him are Thomas J. Watson, Ellery Harding Clark, Serge Koussevitzky, Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Johannes Schober, and Max Dvořák. Among people deceased in 1959, D. F. Malan ranks 42Before him are Edmond Debeaumarché, Lester Young, Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Imre Schlosser, Rudolf Caracciola, and Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax. After him are Edvard Eriksen, Sisavang Vong, Ichirō Hatoyama, Albert Ketèlbey, Ethel Barrymore, and Victor McLaglen.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, D. F. Malan ranks 28 out of 312Before him are Sydney Brenner (1927), Steve Biko (1946), Jody Scheckter (1950), Allan MacLeod Cormack (1924), Cyril Ramaphosa (1952), and Seymour Papert (1928). After him are Michael Levitt (1947), André Brink (1935), Arnold Vosloo (1962), Abba Eban (1915), Peter Abrahams (1919), and Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826).

Among POLITICIANS In South Africa

Among politicians born in South Africa, D. F. Malan ranks 11Before him are Jacob Zuma (1942), P. W. Botha (1916), Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark (1942), Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (1936), Jan Smuts (1870), and Cyril Ramaphosa (1952). After him are Abba Eban (1915), Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826), Kgalema Motlanthe (1949), Louis Botha (1862), John Vorster (1915), and Andries Pretorius (1798).