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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow

1957 - Today

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Gurbanguly Mälikgulyýewiç Berdimuhamedow (born 29 June 1957), also known as Arkadag (Cyrillic: Аркадаг, "protector"), is a Turkmen politician who served as the second president of Turkmenistan from 2006 to 2022. A dentist by profession, Berdimuhamedow served in the government of president Saparmurat Niyazov as the minister of health in 1997 and as the vice president in 2001. He became acting president following Niyazov's death on 21 December 2006 and subsequently won the 2007 presidential election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow has received more than 2,276,354 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is the 1,613th most popular politician (up from 1,865th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Turkmenistan (up from 5th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Turkmen Politician.

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is the president of Turkmenistan. He was elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2012. He is most famous for his authoritarian rule and for his crackdown on dissent.

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Among politicians, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow ranks 1,613 out of 15,577Before him are Bernhard von Bülow, Kim Yong-nam, Śuddhodana, Yoshihide Suga, Menelik II, and Damocles. After him are Emperor Renzong of Song, Djer, Prince Marko, Bimbisara, Almanzor, and Otto of Greece.

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Among people born in 1957, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow ranks 7Before him are Osama bin Laden, Hamid Karzai, Hans Zimmer, Daniel Day-Lewis, Dolph Lundgren, and Michael Clarke Duncan. After him are Fumio Kishida, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Frances McDormand, Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and Sid Vicious.

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In Turkmenistan

Among people born in Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow ranks 4 out of 33Before him are Saparmurat Niyazov (1940), Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu (1199), and Abu Muslim (718). After him are Al-Zamakhshari (1075), Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur (1603), Al-Nasa'i (829), Al-Muqanna (800), Yelena Bonner (1923), Mithridates II of Parthia (-150), Andronikos I of Trebizond (1101), and Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi (770).

Among POLITICIANS In Turkmenistan

Among politicians born in Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow ranks 3Before him are Saparmurat Niyazov (1940) and Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu (1199). After him are Al-Muqanna (800), Mithridates II of Parthia (-150), Andronikos I of Trebizond (1101), Dmitri Shepilov (1905), Muhammetnazar Gapurow (1922), Raşit Meredow (1960), and Serdar Berdimuhamedow (1981).