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Daniel Ortega

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José Daniel Ortega Saavedra (Spanish pronunciation: [daˈnjel oɾˈteɣa]; born 11 November 1945) is a Nicaraguan revolutionary and politician serving as President of Nicaragua with a dictatorship regime since 2007. Previously he was leader of Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990, first as coordinator of the Junta of National Reconstruction (1979–1985) and then as President of Nicaragua (1985–1990). In the 1984 Nicaraguan general election, Ortega won Nicaragua's presidential election as the FSLN's candidate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Ortega has received more than 2,790,270 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Daniel Ortega is the 654th most popular politician (up from 1,188th in 2019), the most popular biography from Nicaragua and the most popular Nicaraguan Politician.

Daniel Ortega is most famous for being the president of Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990 and from 2006 to the present. He was also the leader of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) from 1979 to 1990.

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Among politicians, Daniel Ortega ranks 654 out of 15,577Before him are Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Edmund Burke, Michael I of Romania, Suharto, Kliment Voroshilov, and Tiberius Gracchus. After him are Benjamin Netanyahu, Edward the Elder, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Charles IV of Spain, Leo III the Isaurian, and Georgi Dimitrov.

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Among people born in 1945, Daniel Ortega ranks 12Before him are Aung San Suu Kyi, Vince McMahon, Radovan Karadžić, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Eric Clapton, and Tom Selleck. After him are Helen Mirren, Björn Ulvaeus, Jupp Heynckes, Lemmy, Wim Wenders, and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

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In Nicaragua

Among people born in Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega ranks 1 out of 29After him are Anastasio Somoza Debayle (1925), Augusto César Sandino (1895), Rubén Darío (1867), Anastasio Somoza García (1896), Violeta Chamorro (1929), Ernesto Cardenal (1925), Enrique Bolaños (1928), Luis Somoza Debayle (1922), Barbara Carrera (1945), Arnoldo Alemán (1946), and Bianca Jagger (1945).

Among POLITICIANS In Nicaragua

Among politicians born in Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega ranks 1After him are Anastasio Somoza Debayle (1925), Anastasio Somoza García (1896), Violeta Chamorro (1929), Ernesto Cardenal (1925), Enrique Bolaños (1928), Luis Somoza Debayle (1922), Arnoldo Alemán (1946), Edén Pastora (1936), Juan Bautista Sacasa (1874), José Santos Zelaya (1853), and Emiliano Chamorro Vargas (1871).