1829 - 1909


Geronimo (Mescalero-Chiricahua: Goyaałé Athabaskan pronunciation: [kòjàːɬɛ́] "the one who yawns," June 16, 1829 – February 17, 1909) was a prominent leader and medicine man from the Bedonkohe band of the Apache tribe. From 1850 to 1886, Geronimo joined with members of three other Chiricahua Apache bands — the Tchihende, the Tsokanende and the Nednhi — to carry out numerous raids, as well as fight against Mexican and U.S. military campaigns in the northern Mexico states of Chihuahua and Sonora and in the southwestern American territories of New Mexico and Arizona. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geronimo has received more than 3,517,010 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 519th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Geronimo ranks 515 out of 14,801Before him are John II of France, Rudolf Höss, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Zenobia, Baibars, and Manuel I Komnenos. After him are Georges Clemenceau, Sergio Mattarella, Władysław II Jagiełło, Maximian, Didius Julianus, and Emperor Jimmu.

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Among people born in 1829, Geronimo ranks 1After him are Levi Strauss, Oscar II of Sweden, August Kekulé, Anton Rubinstein, John Everett Millais, Chester A. Arthur, Asaph Hall, Auguste Beernaert, Alfred Brehm, Theodor Billroth, and William Booth. Among people deceased in 1909, Geronimo ranks 2Before him is Cesare Lombroso. After him are Leopold II of Belgium, Isaac Albéniz, Hermann Minkowski, Hermann Ebbinghaus, Francisco Tárrega, Itō Hirobumi, Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia, Peder Severin Krøyer, and Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Geronimo ranks 5 out of 344Before him are Frida Kahlo (1907), Anthony Quinn (1915), Diego Rivera (1886), and Moctezuma II (1466). After him are Carlos Slim (1940), Emiliano Zapata (1879), Pancho Villa (1878), Carlos Santana (1947), La Malinche (1502), Octavio Paz (1914), and Cuauhtémoc (1495).


Among politicians born in Mexico, Geronimo ranks 2Before him are Moctezuma II (1466). After him are La Malinche (1502), Cuauhtémoc (1495), Porfirio Díaz (1830), Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794), Benito Juárez (1806), Agustín de Iturbide (1783), Francisco I. Madero (1873), Andrés Manuel López Obrador (1953), Vicente Fox (1942), and Lázaro Cárdenas (1895).

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