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José Manuel Balmaceda

1840 - 1891

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José Manuel Emiliano Balmaceda Fernández (American Spanish: [maˈnwel βalmaˈseða]; July 19, 1840 – September 19, 1891) served as the 10th President of Chile from September 18, 1886, to August 29, 1891. Balmaceda was part of the Castilian-Basque aristocracy in Chile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Manuel Balmaceda has received more than 118,769 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). José Manuel Balmaceda is the 8,601st most popular politician (up from 9,078th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Chile (up from 43rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular Chilean Politician.

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Among politicians, José Manuel Balmaceda ranks 8,601 out of 15,577Before him are Johann Michael Bach, Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, Galindo Aznárez II, Charles Jean Marie Barbaroux, Ulpia Severina, and Pierre d'Aubusson. After him are Duke John Albert of Mecklenburg, Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg, Princess Marie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Wakatsuki Reijirō, Aioulf, and Achaemenes.

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Among people born in 1840, José Manuel Balmaceda ranks 41Before him are Gall, August Leskien, Gabriel von Max, Marie Bracquemond, Akaki Tsereteli, and Manuel de Arriaga. After him are Lars Fredrik Nilson, Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild, Helena Modjeska, Édouard André, Thomas Nast, and Friedrich Kohlrausch. Among people deceased in 1891, José Manuel Balmaceda ranks 51Before him are Prince Baudouin of Belgium, Hannibal Hamlin, Paul de Lagarde, John A. Macdonald, Charles Joshua Chaplin, and Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton. After him are Carl Nägeli, Aleksander Chodźko, Friedrich von Schmidt, Heinrich Graetz, Ferdinand Gregorovius, and Sanjō Sanetomi.

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Among people born in Chile, José Manuel Balmaceda ranks 42 out of 265Before him are Leonel Sánchez (1936), Hortensia Bussi (1914), Pedro Pascal (1975), Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877), Alexis Sánchez (1988), and Gabriel González Videla (1898). After him are José Miguel Carrera (1785), Arturo Alessandri (1868), Guillermo Subiabre (1903), Tom Araya (1961), Sergio Badilla Castillo (1947), and René Schneider (1913).


Among politicians born in Chile, José Manuel Balmaceda ranks 17Before him are Luis Corvalán (1916), Orlando Letelier (1932), Jorge Alessandri (1896), Hortensia Bussi (1914), Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877), and Gabriel González Videla (1898). After him are José Miguel Carrera (1785), Arturo Alessandri (1868), Pedro Aguirre Cerda (1879), José Antonio Kast (1966), Manuel Montt (1809), and Gabriel Boric (1986).