Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

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Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (Somali: Xasan Sheekh Maxamuud, Arabic: حسن شيخ محمود‎; born 29 November 1955) is a Somali politician who served as President of Somalia from 16 September 2012 to 16 February 2017. He is the founder and current chairman of a large political aggregation party with a majority of parliament in both chambers, the Union for Peace and Development Party. A civil and political activist, Mohamud was previously a university professor and dean.In April 2013, Mohamud was named in the Time 100, TIME magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has received more than 422,639 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is the 10,706th most popular politician (down from 10,162nd in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Somalia (down from 11th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Somali Politician.

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Among politicians, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud ranks 10,706 out of 15,710Before him are Erik Gustaf Boström, Roy Mata, William Fermor, Henri Jaspar, Peter M. Christian, and Richard von Kühlmann. After him are Ben-Hadad I, Banda Singh Bahadur, Abderrahmane Farès, Ioannis Grivas, Ur-Ninurta, and Nikolai Valuev.

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Among people born in 1955, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud ranks 159Before him are Yasmina Khadra, Herbert Prohaska, Jimmy Smits, Anneli Jäätteenmäki, Joaquín Caparrós, and DJ Kool Herc. After him are Paul Romer, Vladimir Sorokin, Wang Yang, Simon Yam, Glenn Danzig, and Leonardo Padura Fuentes.

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In Somalia

Among people born in Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud ranks 14 out of 39Before him are Nur Hassan Hussein (1937), Aden Adde (1908), Ali Mahdi Muhammad (1939), Hassan Ali Khayre (1968), Abdirashid Shermarke (1919), and Mohammed Abdullah Hassan (1856). After him are Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (1962), Nuruddin Farah (1945), Ayaan Hirsi Ali (1969), Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (1964), Muse Bihi Abdi (1948), and Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud (1936).

Among POLITICIANS In Somalia

Among politicians born in Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud ranks 11Before him are Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed (1934), Nur Hassan Hussein (1937), Aden Adde (1908), Ali Mahdi Muhammad (1939), Hassan Ali Khayre (1968), and Abdirashid Shermarke (1919). After him are Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (1962), Sharif Sheikh Ahmed (1964), Muse Bihi Abdi (1948), Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud (1936), Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal (1928), and Dahir Riyale Kahin (1952).