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Ernest Shonekan

1936 - 2022

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Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan (9 May 1936 – 11 January 2022) was a Nigerian lawyer and statesman who served as the interim head of state of Nigeria from 26 August 1993 to 17 November 1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Shonekan has received more than 450,973 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Ernest Shonekan is the 15,488th most popular politician (down from 11,804th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 21st in 2019) and the 16th most popular Nigerian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Ernest Shonekan ranks 15,488 out of 19,576Before him are Zigmantas Balčytis, María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, Robert M. La Follette, Bülent Arınç, Ritt Bjerregaard, and Ecgberht of Kent. After him are Barbara Hendricks, John P. Kennedy, Félix Paiva, José María Urvina, Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, and Vladimir Makogonov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Ernest Shonekan ranks 440Before him are Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Dieter Krause, Nh. Dini, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Eduard Gufeld, and Juris Upatnieks. After him are Harry Bild, Vladimir Resin, Masaru Furukawa, Antonio Mercero, Giuliana Calandra, and Delio Gamboa. Among people deceased in 2022, Ernest Shonekan ranks 433Before him are Anvar Chingizoglu, Arnaldo Pambianco, Philip Waruinge, Jens Jørgen Hansen, Jacques Poos, and René de Obaldia. After him are Murray Halberg, Tsuneko Sasamoto, Nils Arne Eggen, Larry Storch, Antonio Martino, and Raymond Briggs.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Ernest Shonekan ranks 48 out of 309Before him are Obafemi Martins (1984), Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi (1924), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Dick Tiger (1929), Abubakar Shekau (1974), and Finidi George (1971). After him are Victor Ikpeba (1973), Sunday Oliseh (1974), Uche Okechukwu (1967), Bennet Omalu (1968), Stephen Keshi (1962), and Anthony Olubunmi Okogie (1936).

Among POLITICIANS In Nigeria

Among politicians born in Nigeria, Ernest Shonekan ranks 16Before him are Yakubu Gowon (1934), C. Odumegwu Ojukwu (1933), Murtala Mohammed (1938), Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912), and Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi (1924). After him are Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900), Mohammed Yusuf (1970), Atiku Abubakar (1946), Obafemi Awolowo (1909), Moshood Abiola (1937), and Yemi Osinbajo (1957).