José Mujica

1935 - Today

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José Alberto "Pepe" Mujica Cordano (Spanish: [xoˈse muˈxika]; born 20 May 1935) is a Uruguayan politician, former revolutionary and farmer who served as the 40th president of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015. A former guerrilla with the Tupamaros, he was tortured and imprisoned for 14 years during the military dictatorship in the 1970s and 1980s. A member of the Broad Front coalition of left-wing parties, Mujica was Minister of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries from 2005 to 2008 and a Senator afterwards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Mujica has received more than 3,238,483 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). José Mujica is the 458th most popular politician (down from 412th in 2019), the most popular biography from Uruguay and the most popular Uruguayan Politician.

Mujica is most famous for being the president of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015. He is also known for being a former member of the Tupamaros, a left-wing guerrilla group that was active in the 1960s and 1970s.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of José Mujicas by language

Over the past year José Mujica has had the most page views in the with 605,647 views, followed by English (239,876), and Portuguese (89,451). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Mazandarani (104.31%), Icelandic (83.75%), and Ido (82.62%)


Among politicians, José Mujica ranks 458 out of 19,576Before him are Louis Bonaparte, Mustafa III, Shah Jahan, Alaric I, Giuseppe Mazzini, and Lothair I. After him are Lavrentiy Beria, Mahidevran, Nur ad-Din, Caesarion, Stephen Báthory, and Mary of Burgundy.

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Among people born in 1935, José Mujica ranks 8Before him are Elvis Presley, Mahmoud Abbas, Luciano Pavarotti, 14th Dalai Lama, Salman of Saudi Arabia, and Woody Allen. After him are Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Kenzaburō Ōe, Donald Sutherland, Françoise Sagan, Isao Takahata, and Hussein of Jordan.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, José Mujica ranks 1 out of 444After him are Comte de Lautréamont (1846), Tabaré Vázquez (1940), Eduardo Galeano (1940), José Nasazzi (1901), Alcides Ghiggia (1926), Juan Alberto Schiaffino (1925), Nando Parrado (1949), José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Scarone (1898), Luis Suárez (1987), and Héctor Castro (1904).

Among POLITICIANS In Uruguay

Among politicians born in Uruguay, José Mujica ranks 1After him are Tabaré Vázquez (1940), José Gervasio Artigas (1764), Julio María Sanguinetti (1936), Jorge Batlle (1927), Juan María Bordaberry (1928), Bernardo Arévalo (1958), Fructuoso Rivera (1784), Luis Alberto Lacalle (1941), Manuel Oribe (1792), Venancio Flores (1808), and José Batlle y Ordóñez (1856).