John Magufuli

1959 - Today

John Magufuli

John Pombe Magufuli (born 29 October 1959), is a Tanzanian politician and the fifth President of Tanzania, in office since 2015. He is also the chairman of the Southern African Development Community.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 1,040,538 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10,699th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, John Magufuli ranks 10,644 out of 14,801Before him are Valérie Trierweiler, Andrey Lukanov, Jean Béliveau, Gianfrancesco I Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Nikolai Patrushev, and Viktor Grishin. After him are Publius Servilius Vatia Isauricus, Otto Winzer, Wazir Akbar Khan, Constans II, Artatama II, and Segismundo Moret.

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Among people born in 1959, John Magufuli ranks 131Before him are Renée Fleming, Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, R. A. Salvatore, Éric Serra, Ralf Moeller, and Patrick Bruel. After him are Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh, Pietro Vierchowod, Erwin Vandenbergh, Nick Cassavetes, Azali Assoumani, and Majed Abdullah.

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Among people born in Tanzania, John Magufuli ranks 10 out of 19Before him are Tippu Tip (1837), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Mizengo Pinda (1948), and Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929). After him are Polycarp Pengo (1944), Laurean Rugambwa (1912), Marin Hinkle (1966), Asha-Rose Migiro (1956), Filbert Bayi (1953), and Edward Lowassa (1953).