Faure Gnassingbé

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Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Eyadéma (French pronunciation: ​[foʁ ɲasɛ̃ɡbe]; born 6 June 1966) is a Togolese politician who has been the President of Togo since 2005. Before assuming the presidency, he was appointed by his father, President Gnassingbé Eyadéma, as Minister of Equipment, Mines, Posts, and Telecommunications, serving from 2003 to 2005. Following President Eyadéma's death in 2005, Gnassingbé was immediately installed as President with support from the army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Faure Gnassingbé has received more than 330,230 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Faure Gnassingbé is the 10,001st most popular politician (down from 9,835th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Togo (down from 5th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Togolese Politician.

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Among politicians, Faure Gnassingbé ranks 10,001 out of 15,710. Before him are Nicolae Rădescu, Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Rusa III, Thekla, wife of Michael II, Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and Michael Krešimir II of Croatia. After him are Wahibre Ibiau, Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife, Saw Maung, Nie Rongzhen, Pedro de Sousa Holstein, 1st Duke of Palmela, and James S. Sherman.

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Among people born in 1966, Faure Gnassingbé ranks 83Before him are Didier Queloz, Olivier Martinez, Müller, Krasimir Balakov, Anousheh Ansari, and Bill Goldberg. After him are Åsa Larsson, Ali-Reza Pahlavi, Carola Häggkvist, Donal Logue, Dimebag Darrell, and Rinat Akhmetov.

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Among people born in Togo, Faure Gnassingbé ranks 7 out of 30. Before him are Gnassingbé Eyadéma (1935), Sylvanus Olympio (1902), Edem Kodjo (1938), Nicéphore Soglo (1934), Emmanuel Adebayor (1984), and Nicolas Grunitzky (1913). After him are Komi Sélom Klassou (1960), Mohamed Kader (1979), Massamasso Tchangai (1978), Kossi Agassa (1978), Jean-Paul Abalo (1975), and Gilbert Houngbo (1961).

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Among politicians born in Togo, Faure Gnassingbé ranks 6Before him are Gnassingbé Eyadéma (1935), Sylvanus Olympio (1902), Edem Kodjo (1938), Nicéphore Soglo (1934), and Nicolas Grunitzky (1913). After him are Komi Sélom Klassou (1960) and Gilbert Houngbo (1961).

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