Joyce Banda

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Joyce Hilda Banda (née Ntila; born 12 April 1950) is a Malawian politician who was the President of Malawi from 7 April 2012 to 31 May 2014. Banda took office as President following the sudden death of President Bingu wa Mutharika. She is the founder and leader of the People's Party, created in 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joyce Banda has received more than 366,875 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Joyce Banda is the 9,944th most popular politician (down from 8,091st in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Malawi and the 4th most popular Malawian Politician.

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Among politicians, Joyce Banda ranks 9,944 out of 15,710Before her are Mallobaudes, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, Boiorix, Jean Duvieusart, Ida, Countess of Boulogne, and Alphonse Massamba-Débat. After her are Barend Biesheuvel, Pietro II Candiano, Enshakushanna, Jaan Tõnisson, Archduke Louis of Austria, and Quintus Fabius Maximus Allobrogicus.

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Among people born in 1950, Joyce Banda ranks 179Before her are Angelo Branduardi, Natsagiin Bagabandi, Ken Robinson, Elya Baskin, Eric Maskin, and Alan Tam. After her are Haris Alexiou, Tommy Aldridge, Amos Gitai, Charles, Prince Napoléon, Luigi Delneri, and Otto Pérez Molina.

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In Malawi

Among people born in Malawi, Joyce Banda ranks 5 out of 14Before her are Hastings Banda (1898), Bingu wa Mutharika (1934), Peter Mutharika (1940), and Bakili Muluzi (1941). After her are Abeid Karume (1905), Michelle Paver (1960), William Kamkwamba (1987), Lazarus Chakwera (1955), Anthea Stewart (1944), Russell Mwafulirwa (1983), and Cate Campbell (1992).


Among politicians born in Malawi, Joyce Banda ranks 4Before her are Hastings Banda (1898), Peter Mutharika (1940), and Bakili Muluzi (1941). After her are Abeid Karume (1905) and Lazarus Chakwera (1955).

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