Javier Pérez de Cuéllar

1920 - 2020

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Javier Felipe Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar y de la Guerra (; Spanish: [xaˈβjeɾ ˈperez ðe ˈkweʝaɾ]; January 19, 1920 – March 4, 2020) was a Peruvian diplomat and politician who served as the fifth Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1, 1982 to December 31, 1991. He ran unsuccessfully against Alberto Fujimori for President of Peru in 1995 and following Fujimori's resignation over corruption charges, he was Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs from November 2000 until July 2001. In December 2004, he stepped down from his position as Peru's Ambassador to France, where he formerly resided. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Javier Pérez de Cuéllar has received more than 620,034 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Javier Pérez de Cuéllar is the 390th most popular politician (up from 982nd in 2019), the most popular biography from Peru (up from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Peruvian Politician.

Javier Pérez de Cuéllar is most famous for being the secretary-general of the United Nations from 1982 to 1991.

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Among politicians, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar ranks 390 out of 15,710Before him are Vitellius, Didius Julianus, Raúl Castro, Mustafa II, José Mujica, and Louis X of France. After him are Willy Brandt, Tiberius Gracchus, Woodrow Wilson, Richard II of England, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Theodoric the Great.

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Among people born in 1920, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar ranks 7Before him are Pope John Paul II, Isaac Asimov, Federico Fellini, Yul Brynner, Charles Bukowski, and Ray Bradbury. After him are Toshiro Mifune, Rosalind Franklin, Mario Puzo, Farouk of Egypt, Paul Celan, and Charlie Parker. Among people deceased in 2020, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar ranks 7Before him are Ennio Morricone, Sean Connery, Hosni Mubarak, Kirk Douglas, Diego Maradona, and Max von Sydow. After him are Olivia de Havilland, Albert Uderzo, Qaboos bin Said al Said, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Ian Holm, and Krzysztof Penderecki.

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Among people born in Peru, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar ranks 1 out of 196After him are Atahualpa (1502), Mario Vargas Llosa (1936), Isabel Allende (1942), Carlos Castaneda (1925), Lina Medina (1933), Alberto Fujimori (1938), Túpac Amaru (1545), Pachacuti (1380), Rose of Lima (1586), Manco Cápac (1250), and Túpac Amaru II (1738).

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Among politicians born in Peru, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar ranks 1After him are Atahualpa (1502), Alberto Fujimori (1938), Túpac Amaru (1545), Pachacuti (1380), Manco Cápac (1250), Huáscar (1490), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), Viracocha Inca (1310), Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), and Túpac Huallpa (1510).