Joseph Deiss

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Joseph Deiss (born 18 January 1946) is a Swiss economist and politician who served as a Member of the Swiss Federal Council from 1999 to 2006. A member of the Christian Democratic People's Party (CVP/PDC), he first headed the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (1999–2002) before transferring to the Federal Department of Economic Affairs (2003–2006). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Deiss has received more than 61,179 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Deiss is the 10,392nd most popular politician (up from 10,595th in 2019), the 289th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 303rd in 2019) and the 47th most popular Swiss Politician.

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Among politicians, Joseph Deiss ranks 10,392 out of 19,576Before him are Gnaeus Mallius Maximus, Christiaan de Wet, Asin of Baekje, Adelaide-Blanche of Anjou, Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, and Magas of Cyrene. After him are Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar, Jean, Cardinal of Lorraine, Lucius Caecilius Metellus Dalmaticus, Sinan Hasani, Manuel Blanco Encalada, and Princess Mathilde of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1946, Joseph Deiss ranks 269Before him are Dick Wolf, Sonthi Boonyaratglin, Jacques Tardi, Zülfü Livaneli, Arnoldo Alemán, and Diane von Fürstenberg. After him are Hanna Suchocka, Slim Borgudd, Dick van Dijk, Pierino Prati, William Thurston, and Ichiro Hosotani.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Joseph Deiss ranks 289 out of 1,015Before him are Arthur Cravan (1887), Adolf Wölfli (1864), Kurt Koch (1950), Henri Druey (1799), Carl Lutz (1895), and Heinrich Sutermeister (1910). After him are Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672), Didier Burkhalter (1960), Ludwig Senfl (1486), Edmond Privat (1889), Max Abegglen (1902), and Henri Colpi (1921).

Among POLITICIANS In Switzerland

Among politicians born in Switzerland, Joseph Deiss ranks 47Before him are Flavio Cotti (1939), Numa Droz (1844), Karl Schenk (1823), Jakob Dubs (1822), Henri Druey (1799), and Carl Lutz (1895). After him are Didier Burkhalter (1960), Paul Grüninger (1891), Fritz Platten (1883), Johann Schneider-Ammann (1952), Doris Leuthard (1963), and Orgetorix (null).