Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow

1957 - Today

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Gurbanguly Malikgulyyevich Berdimuhamedov (Turkmen: Gurbanguly Mälikgulyýewiç Berdimuhamedow; Turkmen pronunciation: [ɢʊɾbɑnʁʊˈlɯ mælɪk'ɢʊlɯjɛβɪtʃ bɛɾdɯmʊxɑmɛˈdoβ]; born 29 June 1957), or Gurbanguly Malikgulyevich Berdymukhamedov, is a Turkmen politician who has been serving as the president of Turkmenistan since February 2007. A dentist by profession, Berdimuhamedov served in the government under President Saparmurat Niyazov as Minister of Health beginning in 1997 and as Vice-President beginning in 2001. He became Acting President following Niyazov's death on 21 December 2006 and subsequently won the February 2007 presidential election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow has received more than 1,611,115 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is the 1,868th most popular politician (up from 2,952nd in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Turkmenistan (up from 6th 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 1,868 out of 15,710Before him are Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Agostinho Neto, Ashurnasirpal II, Hotepsekhemwy, Tiglath-Pileser I, and Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria. After him are Julia Drusilla, Michael the Brave, Mohammed Daoud Khan, Francis, Duke of Anjou, Dihya, and Sima Zhao.

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Among people born in 1957, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow ranks 10Before him are Michael Clarke Duncan, Daniel Day-Lewis, Dolph Lundgren, Qasem Soleimani, Sid Vicious, and Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán. After him are Stefan Löfven, Donald Tusk, Gloria Estefan, Melanie Griffith, Christopher Lambert, and Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

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In Turkmenistan

Among people born in Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow ranks 5 out of 25Before him are Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi (780), Saparmurat Niyazov (1940), Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu (1199), and Abu Muslim (718). After him are Al-Zamakhshari (1075), Al-Nasa'i (829), Al-Muqanna (800), Yelena Bonner (1923), Al-Khazini (1077), 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), Andronikos I of Trebizond (1101), Dmitri Shepilov (1905), and Muhammetnazar Gapurow (1922).