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Ismaïl Omar Guelleh

1946 - Today

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Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (Somali: Ismaaciil Cumar Geelle; Arabic: إسماعيل عمر جليه) (born 27 November 1947) is the current President of Djibouti. He has been in office since 1999, making him one of the longest-serving rulers in Africa. He is often referred to by his initials, IOG. Guelleh was first elected as President in 1999 as the handpicked successor to his uncle, Hassan Gouled Aptidon, who had ruled Djibouti since independence in 1977. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ismaïl Omar Guelleh has received more than 466,943 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Ismaïl Omar Guelleh is the 3,751st most popular politician (up from 4,076th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Ethiopia (up from 10th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Ethiopian Politician.

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh is most famous for being the president of Djibouti since 1999. He is also the first president to be democratically elected in the country.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh ranks 3,751 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Gong of Song, Latife Uşşaki, Emperor Seimu, Henry V, Duke of Bavaria, Augustus, Elector of Saxony, and Agis II. After him are Empress Dowager Ci'an, Masahito, Prince Hitachi, Tewfik Pasha, Constantin Fehrenbach, Ranavalona I, and Charles, Grand Duke of Baden.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh ranks 94Before him are Kabir Bedi, Naoto Kan, Stan Smith, Wim Jansen, Berti Vogts, and Ivan Reitman. After him are Yonatan Netanyahu, Ahmed Zewail, Keith Moon, John Heard, Pete Postlethwaite, and Stefania Sandrelli.

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In Ethiopia

Among people born in Ethiopia, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh ranks 9 out of 89Before him are Zewditu (1876), Mengistu Haile Mariam (1937), Menelik II (1844), Menelik I (-1000), Onuphrius (320), and Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia (1895). After him are Sahle-Work Zewde (1950), Girma Wolde-Giorgis (1924), Tewodros II (1818), Meles Zenawi (1955), Abdullah ibn Ja'far (650), and Amha Selassie (1916).

Among POLITICIANS In Ethiopia

Among politicians born in Ethiopia, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh ranks 7Before him are Haile Selassie (1892), Zewditu (1876), Mengistu Haile Mariam (1937), Menelik II (1844), Menelik I (-1000), and Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia (1895). After him are Sahle-Work Zewde (1950), Girma Wolde-Giorgis (1924), Tewodros II (1818), Meles Zenawi (1955), Amha Selassie (1916), and Gebre Mesqel Lalibela (1200).