Jose Maria Sison

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Jose Maria Canlas Sison (born February 8, 1939), also known by his nickname Joma, is a Filipino writer and activist who founded the Communist Party of the Philippines and added elements of Maoism to its philosophy — which would be known as national democracy. He applied the theory of Marxism-Leninism-Maoism to the history and current circumstances of the Philippines. Since August 2002, he has been classified as a "person supporting terrorism" by the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jose Maria Sison has received more than 663,909 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Jose Maria Sison is the 13,871st most popular politician (down from 12,717th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Philippines (down from 40th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Filipino Politician.

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  • 21

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  • 3.97

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Among politicians, Jose Maria Sison ranks 13,871 out of 15,710Before him are Khentkaus II, Philipp Rösler, Elliot Richardson, Jorge Quiroga, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, and Waldemar Pawlak. After him are Erwin Huber, Bjarni Benediktsson, Prince Aimone, Duke of Apulia, Jorge Fernández Díaz, Mohammad Reza Aref, and Prince Félix of Luxembourg.

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Among people born in 1939, Jose Maria Sison ranks 431Before him are Göran Sonnevi, Sante Gaiardoni, Jan Szczepański, James Hartle, Salvatore Nunnari, and Charles Cyphers. After him are Kim Fowley, Chris Craft, Bill Mulliken, Jet Harris, Brian Jacques, and Velimir Sombolac.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Jose Maria Sison ranks 48 out of 96Before him are José Burgos (1837), Luis Antonio Tagle (1957), Lav Diaz (1958), Ricardo Vidal (1931), Tony Settember (1926), and Pedro Calungsod (1654). After him are Gaudencio Rosales (1932), Gregorio Aglipay (1860), Orlando Quevedo (1939), Jose Tomas Sanchez (1920), Freddie Aguilar (1953), and Francisco Guilledo (1901).

Among POLITICIANS In Philippines

Among politicians born in Philippines, Jose Maria Sison ranks 25Before him are Carlos P. Garcia (1896), Apolinario Mabini (1864), Nur Misuari (1939), Marcelo Azcárraga Palmero (1832), Alfredo Lim (1929), and Pedro Calungsod (1654). After him are Carlos P. Romulo (1899), Jejomar Binay (1942), Mariano Trías (1868), Juan Ponce Enrile (1924), Leni Robredo (1965), and Miriam Defensor Santiago (1945).