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 47,913 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Joseph Deiss is the 10,024th most popular politician (down from 8,837th in 2019), the 291st most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 236th in 2019) and the 37th most popular Swiss Politician.

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Among politicians, Joseph Deiss ranks 10,024 out of 15,710Before him are Gotarzes I, Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, Miroslav Lajčák, Giovanni Goria, Caecilia Paulina, and Manuel Roxas. After him are Mohammed bin Thani, William Waddington, Entemena, Neferefre, Giora Feidman, and Adamantios Androutsopoulos.

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Among people born in 1946, Joseph Deiss ranks 248Before him are Bruce Buck, Blake Clark, Cheng Pei-pei, Arnoldo Alemán, Ron Kovic, and Jean-Jacques Beineix. After him are Henryk Kasperczak, Camilo Sesto, Stan Winston, William Thurston, Wes Unseld, and Bruce Davison.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Joseph Deiss ranks 291 out of 749Before him are Edmond Privat (1889), Giuseppe Motta (1871), Gustave Ador (1845), Theodore Bibliander (1500), Marcel Bezençon (1907), and Fabian Cancellara (1981). After him are Klaus Huber (1924), Luigi Taveri (1929), Silvio Moser (1941), Henri Colpi (1921), Jakob Hermann (1678), and Charles Champaud (1865).

Among POLITICIANS In Switzerland

Among politicians born in Switzerland, Joseph Deiss ranks 37Before him are Carl Lutz (1895), Carl Jacob Burckhardt (1891), Doris Leuthard (1963), Moritz Leuenberger (1946), Giuseppe Motta (1871), and Gustave Ador (1845). After him are Orgetorix (null), Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf (1956), Henri Druey (1799), Josef Munzinger (1791), Maximilian Ulysses Browne (1705), and Elisabeth Kopp (1936).