Joaquín Balaguer

1906 - 2002

Joaquín Balaguer

Joaquín Antonio Balaguer Ricardo (1 September 1906 – 14 July 2002) was the President of the Dominican Republic who served three non-consecutive terms for that office from 1960 to 1962, 1966 to 1978, and 1986 to 1996. His enigmatic, secretive personality inherited from the Trujillo era, as well as his desire to perpetuate himself in power through dubious elections and state terrorism, earned him the nickname of caudillo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joaquín Balaguer has received more than 327,566 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,540th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Joaquín Balaguer ranks 5,507 out of 14,801Before him are Siemomysł, Tadukhipa, Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach, Goh Chok Tong, Sabuktigin, and Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans. After him are Ishpuini of Urartu, Luigi Facta, Hermeric, Louis-François de Boufflers, Conrad, Duke of Lorraine, and Arnold of Torroja.

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Among people born in 1906, Joaquín Balaguer ranks 86Before him are Janet Gaynor, John Carradine, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Jacques Becker, Curtis LeMay, and Phạm Văn Đồng. After him are Carol Reed, Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, Muzafer Sherif, Denis de Rougemont, Shigemaru Takenokoshi, and Brigitte Helm. Among people deceased in 2002, Joaquín Balaguer ranks 61Before him are Peggy Lee, Igor Ansoff, Sigvard Bernadotte, Xi Zhongxun, Mauro Ramos, and Aileen Wuornos. After him are Hugo Banzer, Song Hye-rim, Henri Verneuil, Shigeo Sugimoto, John Frankenheimer, and Abba Eban.

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In Dominican Republic

Among people born in Dominican Republic, Joaquín Balaguer ranks 3 out of 29Before him are Rafael Trujillo (1891) and Oscar de la Renta (1932). After him are Juan Pablo Duarte (1813), Hatuey (1478), Juan Bosch (1909), Danilo Medina (1951), Maria Montez (1912), Leonel Fernández (1953), Juan Luis Guerra (1957), Salvador Jorge Blanco (1926), and Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez (1936).

Among POLITICIANS In Dominican Republic

Among politicians born in Dominican Republic, Joaquín Balaguer ranks 2Before him are Rafael Trujillo (1891). After him are Juan Pablo Duarte (1813), Hatuey (1478), Juan Bosch (1909), Danilo Medina (1951), Leonel Fernández (1953), Salvador Jorge Blanco (1926), and Hipólito Mejía (1941).