Hugo Chávez

1954 - 2013

Hugo Chávez

Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈuɣo rafaˈel ˈtʃaβes ˈfɾi.as] (listen); 28 July 1954 – 5 March 2013) was a Venezuelan politician who was president of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013 except for a brief period in 2002. Chávez was also leader of the Fifth Republic Movement political party from its foundation in 1997 until 2007, when it merged with several other parties to form the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), which he led until 2012. Born into a middle-class family in Sabaneta, Barinas, Chávez became a career military officer and, after becoming dissatisfied with the Venezuelan political system based on the Puntofijo Pact, founded the clandestine Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement-200 (MBR-200) in the early 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Chávez has received more than 5,164,103 page views. His biography is available in 128 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 422nd most popular politician.

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  • 128

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Hugo Chávez ranks 418 out of 14,801Before him are Şehzade Bayezid, Yongle Emperor, Xanthippe, Charles III of Spain, Frederick III, German Emperor, and Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Frederick I of Prussia, Edward II of England, Benjamin Netanyahu, Artaxerxes I of Persia, Merneptah, and Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1954, Hugo Chávez ranks 4Before him are Angela Merkel, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and Jackie Chan. After him are John Travolta, Denzel Washington, François Hollande, Jean-Claude Juncker, James Cameron, Shinzō Abe, Emir Kusturica, and Sócrates. Among people deceased in 2013, Hugo Chávez ranks 4Before him are Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, and Mikhail Kalashnikov. After him are Doris Lessing, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Peter O'Toole, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Jorge Rafael Videla, Frederick Sanger, Douglas Engelbart, and Tom Clancy.

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In Venezuela

Among people born in Venezuela, Hugo Chávez ranks 2 out of 94Before him are Simón Bolívar (1783). After him are Nicolás Maduro (1962), Carlos the Jackal (1949), Antonio José de Sucre (1795), Francisco de Miranda (1750), Baruj Benacerraf (1920), Rafael Caldera (1916), Carlos Andrés Pérez (1922), Carolina Herrera (null), José Antonio Páez (1790), and Rómulo Betancourt (1908).

Among POLITICIANS In Venezuela

Among politicians born in Venezuela, Hugo Chávez ranks 2Before him are Simón Bolívar (1783). After him are Nicolás Maduro (1962), Antonio José de Sucre (1795), Rafael Caldera (1916), Carlos Andrés Pérez (1922), Carolina Herrera (null), José Antonio Páez (1790), Rómulo Betancourt (1908), Marcos Pérez Jiménez (1914), Andrés Bello (1781), and Juan Vicente Gómez (1857).

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