Daniel arap Moi

1924 - 2020

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Daniel Toroitich arap Moi ( MOH-ee; 2 September 1924 – 4 February 2020) was a Kenyan statesman and politician who was the second and longest-serving President of Kenya from 1978 to 2002. He previously served as the third Vice President of Kenya from 1967 to 1978, and succeeded President Jomo Kenyatta following the latter's death. Born into the Tugen sub-group of the Kalenjin people in the Kenyan Rift Valley, Moi studied as a boy at the Africa Inland Mission school before training as a teacher at the Tambach teachers training college, working in that profession until 1955. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel arap Moi has received more than 1,116,809 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Daniel arap Moi is the 3,988th most popular politician (up from 8,665th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Kenya (up from 10th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Kenyan Politician.

Daniel arap moi is most famous for being the president of Kenya from 1978 to 2002.

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Among politicians, Daniel arap Moi ranks 3,988 out of 15,710Before him are Zaifeng, Prince Chun, Mohammad Najibullah, Fuad II of Egypt, Louis II, Count of Flanders, Marcus Aurelius Marius, and Abbas I of Egypt. After him are Ardashir II, Liu Zhang, Labarna I, Antonio I, Prince of Monaco, Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden, and Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg.

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Among people born in 1924, Daniel arap Moi ranks 61Before him are Ante Marković, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Raj Kapoor, Georges Prêtre, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee. After him are Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Michel Tournier, Sverre Fehn, Roberto Eduardo Viola, David Bronstein, and Roza Shanina. Among people deceased in 2020, Daniel arap Moi ranks 88Before him are John Saxon, Trini Lopez, Vittorio Gregotti, Michel Hidalgo, Joaquín Peiró, and Peter Green. After him are Robert Conrad, Betty Williams, Ilija Petković, Jair Marinho, Borys Paton, and Roger Scruton.

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Among people born in Kenya, Daniel arap Moi ranks 5 out of 121Before him are Richard Dawkins (1941), Wangari Maathai (1940), Barack Obama Sr. (1936), and Jomo Kenyatta (1893). After him are Louis Leakey (1903), Roger Whittaker (1936), Mwai Kibaki (1931), Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (1938), Kipchoge Keino (1940), Deep Roy (1949), and Ben Jipcho (1943).


Among politicians born in Kenya, Daniel arap Moi ranks 3Before him are Wangari Maathai (1940) and Jomo Kenyatta (1893). After him are Mwai Kibaki (1931), Uhuru Kenyatta (1961), Raila Odinga (1945), and Tom Mboya (1930).