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 187,072 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Jan Eliasson is the 9,730th most popular politician (down from 9,129th in 2019), the 404th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 373rd in 2019) and the 100th most popular Swedish Politician.

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Among politicians, Jan Eliasson ranks 9,730 out of 15,710Before him are Abdellatif Filali, José Linhares, Félix Gaillard, Princess Mathilde of Saxony, Varazdat, and Cuilén. After him are John Kufuor, Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Hunald I, Ferenc Nagy, Gaius Atilius Regulus Serranus, and Dolley Madison.

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Among people born in 1940, Jan Eliasson ranks 210Before him are Peter Atkins, Kipchoge Keino, Silva Batuta, Dan Hedaya, Valie Export, and Marie-José Nat. After him are Lainie Kazan, Roger Pingeon, Michel Micombero, Francesco Guccini, Jimmy Greaves, and Don Nelson.

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Among people born in Sweden, Jan Eliasson ranks 404 out of 1,296Before him are Gideon Ståhlberg (1908), Richard Bergh (1858), Anne Sofie von Otter (1955), Charles De Geer (1720), Lena Endre (1955), and Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783). After him are Carl-Gustaf Rossby (1898), Kennet Andersson (1967), Göran Wahlenberg (1780), Bengt Gustavsson (1928), Anders Jahan Retzius (1742), and Lars Vilks (1946).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Jan Eliasson ranks 100Before him are Carl Adolph Agardh (1785), Fredrik Reinfeldt (1965), Princess Cecilia of Sweden (1540), Svante Nilsson (1460), Arvid Posse (1820), and Arvid Lindman (1862). After him are Axel Pehrsson-Bramstorp (1883), Margot Wallström (1954), Estrid of the Obotrites (979), Slim Borgudd (1946), Felix Hamrin (1875), and Carl Gustaf Ekman (1872).

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