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Ernesto Geisel

1907 - 1996

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Ernesto Beckmann Geisel (Portuguese pronunciation: [eɾˈnɛstu ˈbɛkmɐ̃ ˈɡajzew], German pronunciation: [ɛɐ̯ˈnesto 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 regime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernesto Geisel has received more than 249,392 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Ernesto Geisel is the 4,311th most popular politician (up from 4,409th in 2019), the 74th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 81st in 2019) and the 14th most popular Brazilian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ernesto Geisel ranks 4,311 out of 15,577Before him are Maximilian Anton, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Janez Drnovšek, Petru Groza, Mahmud Pasha Angelović, Pedro Pires, and Ahmed ‘Urabi. After him are Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal, García Sánchez I of Pamplona, Emperor Shōkō, Callias II, Cassius Chaerea, and Henry IV, Duke of Saxony.

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Among people born in 1907, Ernesto Geisel ranks 56Before him are Lê Duẩn, Zarah Leander, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias, Yoshiko Kawashima, W. H. Auden, and Alexander R. Todd. After him are Cesar Romero, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Miklós Rózsa, Fabian von Schlabrendorff, Emilie Schindler, and Ray Milland. Among people deceased in 1996, Ernesto Geisel ranks 47Before him are Helmut Schön, Gladwyn Jebb, Virginia Henderson, Georges Duby, William Vickrey, and P. L. Travers. After him are Martin Balsam, Virginia Cherrill, Hideo Sakai, Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, María Casares, and Rafael Kubelík.

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Among people born in Brazil, Ernesto Geisel ranks 74 out of 2,067Before him are Hebe Camargo (1929), Carlos Ghosn (1954), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), Careca (1960), João Goulart (1918), and Pepe (1935). After him are Leonardo Araújo (1969), Fernanda Montenegro (1929), Vicente Feola (1909), José Freire Falcão (1925), Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (1921), and Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Ernesto Geisel ranks 14Before him are Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Zumbi (1655), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), and João Goulart (1918). After him are Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), Anita Garibaldi (1821), Emílio Garrastazu Médici (1905), José Sarney (1930), João Figueiredo (1918), and Tancredo Neves (1910).