Dominique Strauss-Kahn

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Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn (French pronunciation: ​[dɔminik stʁos kan]; born 25 April 1949) is a French economist and politician who served as the tenth managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He is known as a figure in the French Socialist Party who attained notoriety due to his involvement in several sexual scandals. He is often referred to in the media, and by himself, by his initials DSK. Strauss-Kahn was appointed managing director of the IMF on 28 September 2007, with the backing of then–President of France Nicolas Sarkozy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dominique Strauss-Kahn has received more than 2,389,247 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Dominique Strauss-Kahn is the 46th most popular economist (up from 51st in 2019), the 687th most popular biography from France (up from 746th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Economist.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is most famous for being the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and for being accused of raping a hotel maid in New York.

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Among economists, Dominique Strauss-Kahn ranks 46 out of 315Before him are Ragnar Frisch, Thorstein Veblen, Friedrich List, Gary Becker, Jacques Attali, and Jan Tinbergen. After him are Frédéric Bastiat, John Hicks, Bernard Mandeville, Douglass North, Werner Sombart, and Kenneth Arrow.

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Among people born in 1949, Dominique Strauss-Kahn ranks 34Before him are Bobby Farrell, Carlos the Jackal, Patrick Süskind, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Robin Gibb, and Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. After him are Joan Enric Vives Sicília, Alla Pugacheva, Linda Lovelace, Don Johnson, Amin Maalouf, and Philippe Petit.

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In France

Among people born in France, Dominique Strauss-Kahn ranks 687 out of 6,011Before him are Chlodomer (495), Édouard Lalo (1823), Louis Auguste Blanqui (1805), Jean-Baptiste Kléber (1753), Nicole Oresme (1323), and Nicolas Fouquet (1615). After him are Richard II, Duke of Normandy (963), François-André Danican Philidor (1726), Mary of Guise (1515), André the Giant (1946), Bernard Gui (1261), and Jules Hardouin-Mansart (1646).

Among ECONOMISTS In France

Among economists born in France, Dominique Strauss-Kahn ranks 7Before him are Vilfredo Pareto (1848), François Quesnay (1694), Frédéric Passy (1822), Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), and Léon Walras (1834). After him are Frédéric Bastiat (1801), Maurice Allais (1911), Jacques Delors (1925), Jean-Claude Trichet (1942), Gérard Debreu (1921), and Jean Tirole (1953).