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Hamani Diori

1916 - 1989

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Hamani Diori (6 June 1916 – 23 April 1989) was the first President of the Republic of Niger. He was appointed to that office in 1960, when Niger gained independence. Although corruption was a common feature of his administration, he gained international respect for his role as a spokesman for African affairs and as a popular arbitrator in conflicts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hamani Diori has received more than 110,264 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Hamani Diori is the 7,197th most popular politician (down from 5,165th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Niger (down from 1st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Nigerien Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Hamani Diori ranks 7,197 out of 15,710Before him are Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, Chaim Rumkowski, Nizamuddin Auliya, Thomas Boni Yayi, Nur Hassan Hussein, and Bertie Ahern. After him are Adherbal, Sekhemre-Wepmaat Intef, Ivan Goremykin, Amanishakheto, Otto Orseolo, and Ivan Susanin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1916, Hamani Diori ranks 85Before him are James Herriot, Yekaterina Budanova, Luigi Comencini, Julio César Turbay Ayala, José Manuel Moreno, and Pierre Messmer. After him are Hilary Koprowski, Ruth Handler, Alexey Maresyev, Morris West, Betty Grable, and Mercedes McCambridge. Among people deceased in 1989, Hamani Diori ranks 92Before him are Barbara W. Tuchman, Nicolás Guillén, Lucille Ball, Cesare Zavattini, Sergei Sobolev, and Albert Bormann. After him are Charles Vanel, Hassan Fathy, Józef Cyrankiewicz, Riccardo Morandi, René Moawad, and Franz Binder.

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In Niger

Among people born in Niger, Hamani Diori ranks 3 out of 14Before him are Mahamadou Issoufou (1952) and Mamadou Tandja (1938). After him are Seyni Kountché (1931), Ali Saibou (1940), Brigi Rafini (1953), Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara (1949), Daouda Malam Wanké (1946), Mahamane Ousmane (1948), Ismaël Lô (1956), Salou Djibo (1965), and Hama Amadou (1950).

Among POLITICIANS In Niger

Among politicians born in Niger, Hamani Diori ranks 3Before him are Mahamadou Issoufou (1952) and Mamadou Tandja (1938). After him are Seyni Kountché (1931), Ali Saibou (1940), Brigi Rafini (1953), Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara (1949), Daouda Malam Wanké (1946), Mahamane Ousmane (1948), Salou Djibo (1965), and Hama Amadou (1950).