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John Magufuli

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John Pombe Magufuli (born 29 October 1959) is a Tanzanian politician and the fifth President of Tanzania, in office since 2015. He was the chairman of the Southern African Development Community from 2019–2020.First elected as a Member of Parliament in 1995, he served in the Cabinet of Tanzania as Deputy Minister of Works from 1995 to 2000, Minister of Works from 2000 to 2006, Minister of Lands and Human Settlement from 2006 to 2008, Minister of Livestock and Fisheries from 2008 to 2010, and as Minister of Works for a second time from 2010 to 2015.Running as the candidate of the ruling party in Tanzania (CCM), he won the October 2015 presidential election and was sworn in on 5 November 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Magufuli has received more than 1,244,515 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). John Magufuli is the 8,337th most popular politician (up from 10,626th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Tanzania (up from 10th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Tanzanian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John Magufuli ranks 8,337 out of 15,710. Before him are Iwakura Tomomi, Kais Saied, Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth, Thelma Schoonmaker, Assaracus, and Andrey II of Vladimir. After him are King Yi of Zhou, Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern, Anatoly Dobrynin, Al-Akhtal al-Taghlibi, Café Filho, and Bethuel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, John Magufuli ranks 74Before him are Renny Harlin, Allison Janney, Ali Bongo Ondimba, Juha Kankkunen, Helmuth Duckadam, and Rebecca De Mornay. After him are Suzanne Vega, Alan Wilder, Laura Chinchilla, Sean Young, Luis Fernández, and Clancy Brown.

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In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, John Magufuli ranks 6 out of 23. Before him are Freddie Mercury (1946), Julius Nyerere (1922), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Tippu Tip (1837), and Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925). After him are Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar (1874), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), Majid bin Said of Zanzibar (1834), Mizengo Pinda (1948), and Laurean Rugambwa (1912).

Among POLITICIANS In Tanzania

Among politicians born in Tanzania, John Magufuli ranks 5Before him are Julius Nyerere (1922), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Tippu Tip (1837), and Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925). After him are Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar (1874), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), Majid bin Said of Zanzibar (1834), Mizengo Pinda (1948), Asha-Rose Migiro (1956), and Anna Tibaijuka (1950).

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