Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born Ellen Eugenia Johnson, 29 October 1938) is a Liberian politician who served as the 24th President of Liberia from 2006 to 2018. Sirleaf was the first elected female head of state in Africa. Sirleaf was born in Monrovia to a Gola father and Kru-German mother. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received more than 2,082,071 page views. Her biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 2,126th most popular politician (up from 2,258th in 2019), the most popular biography from Liberia and the most popular Liberian Politician.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is most famous for being the first woman to be elected president of Liberia. She served as president from 2006-2018.

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Among politicians, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ranks 2,126 out of 15,710Before her are Charibert I, Kavad I, Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Jan Masaryk, Sali Berisha, and Seqenenre Tao. After her are Dom Pérignon, Emeric Thököly, Choe Yong-gon, Francisco Solano López, Cleomenes I, and Leonid Kravchuk.

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Among people born in 1938, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ranks 36Before her are Bounnhang Vorachith, Heinz Fischer, Donald Knuth, Giorgetto Giugiaro, Robert Nozick, and Jean Giraud. After her are Rod Laver, Brian Dennehy, Diana Rigg, Marina Vlady, Raymond Carver, and Frederick Forsyth.

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In Liberia

Among people born in Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ranks 1 out of 18After her are George Weah (1966), Charles Taylor (1948), Samuel Doe (1951), William Tolbert (1913), Charles D. B. King (1875), Leymah Gbowee (1972), William Tubman (1895), Edwin Barclay (1882), Moses Blah (1947), Gyude Bryant (1949), and Ziad Fazah (1954).

Among POLITICIANS In Liberia

Among politicians born in Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ranks 1After her are Charles Taylor (1948), Samuel Doe (1951), William Tolbert (1913), Charles D. B. King (1875), William Tubman (1895), Edwin Barclay (1882), Moses Blah (1947), and Gyude Bryant (1949).

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