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Jan Eliasson

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Jan Kenneth Eliasson (born 17 September 1940) is a Swedish diplomat who was Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations from July 2012 to December 2016. A member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, Eliasson served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 24 April to 6 October 2006. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Eliasson has received more than 235,341 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Jan Eliasson is the 11,331st most popular politician (down from 10,610th in 2019), the 455th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 423rd in 2019) and the 108th most popular Swedish Politician.

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Among politicians, Jan Eliasson ranks 11,331 out of 19,576Before him are Juha Sipilä, Héctor Trujillo, Gaius Popillius Laenas, Jacob Aall, Levko Lukianenko, and Théodore Steeg. After him are Kálmán Tisza, Joan Martí i Alanis, Giovanni Galbaio, John Owen, Yemelyan Yaroslavsky, and Ditlev Gothard Monrad.

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Among people born in 1940, Jan Eliasson ranks 241Before him are Pharoah Sanders, Bob Hewitt, Peter Benchley, Charles T. Kowal, Mohammed Magariaf, and Terry Dischinger. After him are John Mahoney, Helmut Jahn, Samuel Little, Lill Lindfors, Don Nelson, and Bruce Beresford.

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Among people born in Sweden, Jan Eliasson ranks 455 out of 1,879Before him are Björn Skifs (1947), Ivar Johansson (1903), Erik Gustaf Boström (1842), Nils Axelsson (1906), Victoria Benedictsson (1850), and Carl Charlier (1862). After him are Allan Pettersson (1911), Kristina Wayborn (1950), Martin Dahlin (1968), Gösta Ekman (1890), Sven-Bertil Taube (1934), and Jarl Kulle (1927).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Jan Eliasson ranks 108Before him are Fredrik Reinfeldt (1965), Ernst Trygger (1857), Margot Wallström (1954), Carl Johan Thyselius (1811), Estrid of the Obotrites (979), and Erik Gustaf Boström (1842). After him are Axel Pehrsson-Bramstorp (1883), Rickard Sandler (1884), Christer Pettersson (1947), Arvid Posse (1820), Agneta Andersson (1961), and Felix Hamrin (1875).

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