Hifikepunye Pohamba

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Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba (born 18 August 1936) is a Namibian politician who served as the second President of Namibia from 21 March 2005 to 21 March 2015. He won the 2004 election overwhelmingly as the candidate of SWAPO, the ruling party, and was reelected in 2009. Pohamba was the president of SWAPO from 2007 until his retirement in 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hifikepunye Pohamba has received more than 164,931 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Hifikepunye Pohamba is the 7,073rd most popular politician (down from 5,583rd in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Namibia (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Namibian Politician.

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Among politicians, Hifikepunye Pohamba ranks 7,073 out of 15,710Before him are Osorkon the Elder, Henry I, Margrave of Austria, Théophile Delcassé, Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, Thoros of Edessa, and John II, Duke of Brabant. After him are Bernardino Rivadavia, Oleg Gordievsky, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Amenemhet VI, Cornelis Cort, and Quintus Fulvius Flaccus.

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Among people born in 1936, Hifikepunye Pohamba ranks 141Before him are Georgina Spelvin, Raimonds Pauls, Robert Downey Sr., Alejandra Pizarnik, Eugenio Barba, and Renato Corti. After him are Zeynab Khanlarova, Julio María Sanguinetti, Carla Bley, Klaus Kinkel, Philippe Sollers, and Walter Koenig.

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In Namibia

Among people born in Namibia, Hifikepunye Pohamba ranks 4 out of 12Before him are Nǃxau ǂToma (1944), Hage Geingob (1941), and Sam Nujoma (1929). After him are Saara Kuugongelwa (1967), Theo-Ben Gurirab (1938), Nahas Angula (1943), Frankie Fredericks (1967), Collin Benjamin (1978), Percy Montgomery (1974), Michelle McLean (1972), and Helalia Johannes (1980).

Among POLITICIANS In Namibia

Among politicians born in Namibia, Hifikepunye Pohamba ranks 3Before him are Hage Geingob (1941) and Sam Nujoma (1929). After him are Saara Kuugongelwa (1967), Theo-Ben Gurirab (1938), and Nahas Angula (1943).