Dominique Mbonyumutwa

1921 - 1986

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Dominique Mbonyumutwa (January 1921 – 26 July 1986) was a Rwandan politician who served as the interim first President of Rwanda for a period of nine months in 1961, during a transitional phase between the overthrow of the Rwandan monarchy in the Rwandan Revolution and the country's independence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dominique Mbonyumutwa has received more than 57,564 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Dominique Mbonyumutwa is the 11,391st most popular politician (down from 11,390th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Rwanda and the 7th most popular Rwandan Politician.

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Among politicians, Dominique Mbonyumutwa ranks 11,391 out of 15,710Before him are Konstantinos Paspatis, Samuel Schmid, Uchida Kōsai, Marduk-apla-iddina I, Hong Song-nam, and Ángel María Villar. After him are Gediminas Kirkilas, Manuel García-Prieto, 1st Marquess of Alhucemas, Joaquín Crespo, Sigeberht of Wessex, Adelaide of Holland, and Eliza McCardle Johnson.

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Among people born in 1921, Dominique Mbonyumutwa ranks 237Before him are Rodney Dangerfield, Manny Ayulo, James Blish, Ken Adam, Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński, and Frédéric Dard. After him are Nancy Kelly, Alfréd Rényi, Nadezhda Popova, Mario Rigoni Stern, Alan Freed, and H. C. Artmann. Among people deceased in 1986, Dominique Mbonyumutwa ranks 148Before him are W. Averell Harriman, Vicente Trueba, Helen B. Taussig, Vilmos Kohut, Hermione Baddeley, and Hal B. Wallis. After him are Marcel Arland, Étienne Mattler, Otto Glória, Herbert Runge, Harry Benjamin, and Bessie Love.

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Among people born in Rwanda, Dominique Mbonyumutwa ranks 9 out of 17Before him are Félicien Kabuga (1933), Grégoire Kayibanda (1924), Agathe Uwilingiyimana (1953), Paul Rusesabagina (1954), Kigeli V of Rwanda (1936), and Pasteur Bizimungu (1950). After him are Mutara III Rudahigwa (1911), Melchior Ndadaye (1953), Sylvie Kinigi (1952), Augustin Bizimungu (1952), Kizito Mihigo (1981), and Ncuti Gatwa (1992).


Among politicians born in Rwanda, Dominique Mbonyumutwa ranks 7Before him are Juvénal Habyarimana (1937), Paul Kagame (1957), Grégoire Kayibanda (1924), Agathe Uwilingiyimana (1953), Kigeli V of Rwanda (1936), and Pasteur Bizimungu (1950). After him are Mutara III Rudahigwa (1911), Melchior Ndadaye (1953), Sylvie Kinigi (1952), Bernard Makuza (1961), and Édouard Ngirente (1973).