Ernesto Geisel

1907 - 1996

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Ernesto Geisel (Portuguese pronunciation: [eʁˈnɛstu ˈbɛkmɐ̃ ˈɡajzew], German pronunciation: [ɛʁˈnɛsto ˈbɛkman ˈɡaɪzl̩]; 3 August 1907 – 12 September 1996) was a Brazilian Army officer and politician, who was President of Brazil from 1974 to 1979, during the Brazilian military dictatorship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernesto Geisel has received more than 306,835 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Ernesto Geisel is the 4,270th most popular politician (down from 4,254th in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 74th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Brazilian Politician.

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  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Ernesto Geisel has had the most page views in the with 135,606 views, followed by English (39,210), and Spanish (17,748). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Icelandic (112.03%), Basque (73.47%), and Ido (71.43%)


Among politicians, Ernesto Geisel ranks 4,270 out of 19,576Before him are Queen Munjeong, Malcolm IV of Scotland, Tushratta, Ahmed ‘Urabi, George Canning, and Lady Margaret Beaufort. After him are Jayavarman II, Alfred Moisiu, Princess Milica of Serbia, Gracia Mendes Nasi, Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, and Elena Glinskaya.

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Among people born in 1907, Ernesto Geisel ranks 61Before him are Yoshiko Kawashima, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, H. L. A. Hart, Altiero Spinelli, Ray Milland, and Sigvard Bernadotte. After him are Miklós Rózsa, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Chūya Nakahara, Lee Miller, Giovanni Ferrari, and Emilie Schindler. Among people deceased in 1996, Ernesto Geisel ranks 48Before him are Claudette Colbert, Georges Duby, Alain Poher, Fujiko Fujio, Timothy Leary, and P. L. Travers. After him are Nevill Francis Mott, Martin Balsam, George Davis Snell, Marianne Bachmeier, František Plánička, and Geoffrey Wilkinson.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Ernesto Geisel ranks 77 out of 2,236Before him are Carlos Ghosn (1954), Anita Garibaldi (1821), Dani Alves (1983), Hélder Câmara (1909), Vicente Feola (1909), and Zumbi (1655). After him are Dida (1973), Fernanda Montenegro (1929), Reinaldo Arenas (1943), Chico Buarque (1944), Leonardo Boff (1938), and Tancredo Neves (1910).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Ernesto Geisel ranks 15Before him are Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), João Goulart (1918), Anita Garibaldi (1821), and Zumbi (1655). After him are Tancredo Neves (1910), Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), Princess Francisca of Brazil (1824), José Sarney (1930), Emílio Garrastazu Médici (1905), and João Figueiredo (1918).