Hassanal Bolkiah

1946 - Today

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Hassanal Bolkiah (Jawi: حسن البلقية) (born 15 July 1946) is the 29th and current Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of Brunei and the Prime Minister of Brunei. He is one of the last absolute monarchs in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hassanal Bolkiah has received more than 4,292,549 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Hassanal Bolkiah is the 1,619th most popular politician (up from 1,664th in 2019), the most popular biography from Brunei and the most popular Bruneian Politician.

Hassanal Bolkiah is the Sultan of Brunei, and the longest-serving current head of state. He is also the Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, Minister of Finance, and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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Among politicians, Hassanal Bolkiah ranks 1,619 out of 15,710Before him are Sasaki Kojirō, Karađorđe, Kamehameha I, Charles-Henri Sanson, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, and Li Zicheng. After him are Albert II, Duke of Austria, Horst Köhler, Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, Diadumenian, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, and Empress Lü.

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Among people born in 1946, Hassanal Bolkiah ranks 39Before him are Rivellino, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Benny Andersson, Marianne Faithfull, Guus Hiddink, and Emerson Fittipaldi. After him are Robert Fripp, Marina Abramović, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, Talia Shire, Dolly Parton, and Oliver Stone.

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Among people born in Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah ranks 1 out of 4After him are Omar Ali Saifuddien III (1914), Al-Muhtadee Billah (1974), and Wu Chun (1979).


Among politicians born in Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah ranks 1After him are Omar Ali Saifuddien III (1914) and Al-Muhtadee Billah (1974).

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