Dick Quax

1948 - 2018

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Theodorus Jacobus Leonardus "Dick" Quax (1 January 1948 – 28 May 2018) was a Dutch-born New Zealand runner, one-time world record holder in the 5000 metres, and local-body politician. Quax stood for Parliament for the ACT Party in 1999 and 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Quax has received more than 134,081 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Dick Quax is the 14,040th most popular politician (down from 12,779th in 2019), the 763rd most popular biography from Netherlands and the 107th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Dick Quax ranks 14,040 out of 15,710Before him are Maria Zakharova, Imangali Tasmagambetov, Clement Arrindell, Jaswant Singh, Angus King, and Ed Lee. After him are Françoise Nyssen, Govan Mbeki, Monique Ohsan Bellepeau, Christophe Castaner, Zurab Noghaideli, and Charles Lee.

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Among people born in 1948, Dick Quax ranks 513Before him are Tom Scott, David Davis, Avi Toledano, Howard Dean, Joan D. Vinge, and Viktor Matviyenko. After him are Alexandru Neagu, David Marks, Matti Yrjänä Joensuu, Rubén Glaria, Calvin Murphy, and Roelof Wunderink. Among people deceased in 2018, Dick Quax ranks 408Before him are Katie Boyle, Ennio Fantastichini, Yelena Shushunova, Walter Bahr, Viktor Matviyenko, and Pierre Pincemaille. After him are Asma Jahangir, Andrzej Fischer, Olivia Cole, Mary Midgley, Vanessa Marquez, and Kate Spade.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Dick Quax ranks 763 out of 1,209Before him are Harry Steevens (1945), Bas Dost (1989), Don Diablo (1980), Edsilia Rombley (1978), Alfred Schreuder (1972), and Paul Bosvelt (1970). After him are Arthur Numan (1969), Pieter Huistra (1967), Tom Six (1973), Sylvie Meis (1978), Jean-Paul van Poppel (1962), and Yuri Landman (1973).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Dick Quax ranks 107Before him are Theo Heemskerk (1852), Atje Keulen-Deelstra (1938), Johan van Hulst (1911), Sandra Roelofs (1968), Femke Halsema (1966), and Pete Hoekstra (1953). After him are Maxime Verhagen (1956), Anky van Grunsven (1968), Bert Koenders (1958), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (1973), Wouter Bos (1963), and Marianne Thieme (1972).