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 Socialist politician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Javier Solana has received more than 340,788 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Javier Solana is the 150th most popular physicist (down from 149th in 2019), the 183rd most popular biography from Spain (down from 149th 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 150 out of 721Before him are Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, Frits Zernike, Benjamin Thompson, Murray Gell-Mann, William Shockley, and Hannes Alfvén. After him are Ratko Janev, Hugh Everett III, Robert H. Goddard, Heinrich Rohrer, Georges Charpak, and Martin Lewis Perl.

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Among people born in 1942, Javier Solana ranks 40Before him are Jochen Rindt, Mohamed ElBaradei, Giacinto Facchetti, Michael Bloomberg, Wen Jiabao, and John Irving. After him are Jacques Rogge, Frank Williams, Michel Mayor, Bob Hoskins, Arto Paasilinna, and Giancarlo Giannini.

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Among people born in Spain, Javier Solana ranks 183 out of 2,595Before him are Alfonso II of Aragon (1157), Camilo José Cela (1916), Abraham ibn Ezra (1089), Frederick III of Sicily (1272), Pomponius Mela (15), and Miguel Muñoz (1922). After him are Berengaria of Navarre (1165), Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía (1510), Henry III of Castile (1379), Al-Hakam II (915), Carmen Amaya (1913), and Felipe VI of Spain (1968).


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

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