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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 147,526 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Dick Quax is the 16,706th most popular politician (down from 14,014th in 2019), the 945th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 762nd in 2019) and the 132nd most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Dick Quax ranks 16,706 out of 15,577Before him are Tom Mboya, Gennadiy Tsygankov, John J. Crittenden, Adolphe Muzito, Amy Klobuchar, and Berat Albayrak. After him are Zabiullah Mujahid, Sudarat Keyuraphan, Marsha Blackburn, Pravind Jugnauth, Joseph Story, and Rodolfo Nin Novoa.

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Among people born in 1948, Dick Quax ranks 630Before him are Trevor Brooking, Srgjan Kerim, David Marks, Juan José Muñante, Mario Aldo Montano, and Saroj Khan. After him are Rodolfo Nin Novoa, Leif Jenssen, Betty Thomas, Bernhard Lehmann, Jeff Baxter, and Elliott Abrams. Among people deceased in 2018, Dick Quax ranks 479Before him are Vibeke Skofterud, Emma Chambers, Walter Bahr, Věra Růžičková, Renate Dorrestein, and Yevgeni Zimin. After him are Olivia Cole, Celeste Yarnall, Nanette Fabray, Joseph Campanella, Jānis Bojārs, and Gennadi Gagulia.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Dick Quax ranks 945 out of 1,427Before him are Remko Pasveer (1983), Yvonne van Gennip (1964), Renate Dorrestein (1954), Joop Hiele (1958), Patrick van Aanholt (1990), and Giedo van der Garde (1985). After him are Arthur Numan (1969), Johan de Kock (1964), Piet Wildschut (1957), Frode Andresen (1973), Sander Westerveld (1974), and Fedde Le Grand (1977).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Dick Quax ranks 132Before him are Rita Verdonk (1955), Maxime Verhagen (1956), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (1973), Kajsa Ollongren (1967), Hans van Helden (1948), and Hans van Baalen (1960). After him are Bert Koenders (1958), Wopke Hoekstra (1975), Pete Hoekstra (1953), Emile Roemer (1962), Michael van Gerwen (1989), and Wouter Bos (1963).