Hans Blix

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Hans Martin Blix (listen ; born 28 June 1928) is a Swedish diplomat and politician for the Liberal People's Party. He was Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (1978–1979) and later became the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency. As such, Blix was the first Western representative to inspect the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster in the Soviet Union on site, and led the agency response to them. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Blix has received more than 368,418 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Hans Blix is the 30th most popular diplomat (down from 20th in 2019), the 216th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 150th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swedish Diplomat.

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Among diplomats, Hans Blix ranks 30 out of 51Before him are Thomas Klestil, Megasthenes, John Mott, Giovanni Villani, Irina Bokova, and Édith Cresson. After him are Alfonso García Robles, Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, Mikhail Borodin, Dean Acheson, Jean Kennedy Smith, and Amr Moussa.

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Among people born in 1928, Hans Blix ranks 109Before him are Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Cy Twombly, Federico Bahamontes, Takeshi Inoue, Stuart Whitman, and Christa Ludwig. After him are Jean Vanier, John Stewart Bell, Michel Serrault, Pierre Mauroy, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, and Walter Mondale.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Hans Blix ranks 216 out of 1,296Before him are Sigvard Bernadotte (1907), Helge von Koch (1870), Inger Nilsson (1959), Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke (1865), Harry Nyquist (1889), and Stig Dagerman (1923). After him are Jussi Björling (1911), Ingemar Johansson (1932), Stefan Edberg (1966), Carl Johan Bernadotte (1916), Håkan the Red (1040), and Gunilla Bielke (1568).

Among DIPLOMATS In Sweden

Among diplomats born in Sweden, Hans Blix ranks 5Before him are Dag Hammarskjöld (1905), Raoul Wallenberg (1912), Folke Bernadotte (1895), and Alva Myrdal (1902).