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Jorge Sampaio

1939 - Today

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Jorge Fernando Branco de Sampaio (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʒɔɾʒ(ɨ) sɐ̃ˈpaju] (listen); 18 September 1939 – 10 September 2021) was a Portuguese lawyer and politician who was the 18th President of Portugal from 1996 to 2006. A member of the Socialist Party, a party which he led between 1989 and 1992, he was the mayor of Lisbon from 1990 to 1995 and High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations between 2007 and 2013. He was an opponent to the dictatorship of Estado Novo, who participated in the student crisis in the 1960s and was a lawyer for political prisoners. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jorge Sampaio has received more than 228,586 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Jorge Sampaio is the 3,400th most popular politician (down from 2,844th in 2019), the 79th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 75th in 2019) and the 48th most popular Portuguese Politician.

Jorge Sampaio was the President of Portugal from 1996 to 2006. He is most famous for his work in the area of human rights, including his campaign against the death penalty.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Jorge Sampaio ranks 3,400 out of 15,710Before him are Stjepan Radić, Andrea Gritti, King Zhaoxiang of Qin, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, Herodes Atticus, and Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia. After him are Barkiyaruq, Henry VI, Count of Luxembourg, Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh, Miguel López de Legazpi, Patricio Aylwin, and Joseph Berchtold.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1939, Jorge Sampaio ranks 54Before him are Junko Tabei, João Bernardo Vieira, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, Cynthia Lennon, Jean-Marie Lehn, and Carlo Ginzburg. After him are Sonny Chiba, Fritjof Capra, Claude François, Phil Spector, Lee Majors, and Beate Klarsfeld.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Jorge Sampaio ranks 79 out of 479Before him are Beatrice of Portugal (1373), Sancho II of Portugal (1209), Peter III of Portugal (1717), Diego Columbus (1479), Francisco de Almeida (1450), and João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1537). After him are Joan of Portugal (1439), Maria Isabel of Braganza (1797), Fernão Mendes Pinto (1509), Theresa, Countess of Portugal (1080), Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal (1186), and Diogo Dias (1450).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Jorge Sampaio ranks 48Before him are Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal (1887), Beatrice of Portugal (1373), Sancho II of Portugal (1209), Peter III of Portugal (1717), Francisco de Almeida (1450), and João Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1537). After him are Theresa, Countess of Portugal (1080), Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal (1186), António de Spínola (1910), Joseph Nasi (1524), Gracia Mendes Nasi (1510), and Wamba (630).