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Javier Solana

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Francisco Javier Solana de Madariaga (Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko xaˈβjeɾ soˈlana ðe maðaˈɾjaɣa]; born 14 July 1942) is a Spanish physicist and PSOE politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Javier Solana has received more than 418,357 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Javier Solana is the 107th most popular physicist (up from 150th in 2019), the 124th most popular biography from Spain (up from 183rd in 2019) and the most popular Spanish Physicist.

Javier Solana is most famous for his work as the Secretary-General of NATO from 1995 to 1999. He was also the High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union from 1999 to 2009.

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Among physicists, Javier Solana ranks 107 out of 717Before him are Hippolyte Fizeau, Alfred Kastler, Joseph von Fraunhofer, Kip Thorne, Henry Moseley, and George Gamow. After him are Victor Francis Hess, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, J. Hans D. Jensen, Edward Victor Appleton, Julius von Mayer, and Anders Jonas Ångström.

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Among people born in 1942, Javier Solana ranks 31Before him are Michael Haneke, Calvin Klein, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Werner Herzog, Ian McShane, and John Wayne Gacy. After him are Giorgio Agamben, Ehud Barak, José Eduardo dos Santos, Jochen Rindt, Lou Reed, and Giancarlo Giannini.

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Among people born in Spain, Javier Solana ranks 124 out of 2,932Before him are Henry II of Navarre (1503), Seneca the Elder (-54), Pelagius of Asturias (685), Miguel de Unamuno (1864), Manuel Azaña (1880), and Baltasar Gracián (1601). After him are Margaret Theresa of Spain (1651), Paco de Lucía (1947), Ferdinand I of Aragon (1380), John II of Castile (1405), Ferdinand I of León (1016), and Henry IV of Castile (1425).


Among physicists born in Spain, Javier Solana ranks 1After him are José Celestino Mutis (1732).

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