Julius Nyerere

1922 - 1999

Julius Nyerere

Julius Kambarage Nyerere (Swahili pronunciation: [ˈdʒuːlius kɑmˈbɑɾɑgɑ ɲɛˈɾɛɾɛ]; 13 April 1922 – 14 October 1999) was a Tanzanian anti-colonial activist, politician, and political theorist. He governed Tanganyika as Prime Minister from 1961 to 1962 and then as President from 1963 to 1964, after which he led its successor state, Tanzania, as President from 1964 to 1985. A founding member of the Tanganyika African National Union (TANU) party—which in 1977 became the Chama Cha Mapinduzi party—he chaired it until 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julius Nyerere has received more than 1,035,810 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,494th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Julius Nyerere ranks 2,477 out of 14,801Before him are Konstantin Päts, Herodes Atticus, 5th Dalai Lama, Nogai Khan, Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, and Infante Carlos, Count of Molina. After him are Rudolf I of Bohemia, Toghrul, Necho II, Emperor Ming of Han, Emperor Go-Kōmyō, and Seleucus II Callinicus.

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Among people born in 1922, Julius Nyerere ranks 42Before him are Arthur Ashkin, Jason Robards, Telly Savalas, Miguel Muñoz, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, and Leon M. Lederman. After him are Nándor Hidegkuti, Jacques Piccard, Lucian Freud, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Joan Fuster, and Cornelius Castoriadis. Among people deceased in 1999, Julius Nyerere ranks 24Before him are Willi Stoph, Joe DiMaggio, Iris Murdoch, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Akio Morita, and Fred Trump. After him are Gerhard Herzberg, Raisa Gorbacheva, Glenn T. Seaborg, Trygve Haavelmo, Hélder Câmara, and Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani.

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Among people born in Tanzania, Julius Nyerere ranks 2 out of 19Before him are Freddie Mercury (1946). After him are Saint Maurus (512), Tippu Tip (1837), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Mizengo Pinda (1948), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), John Magufuli (1959), Polycarp Pengo (1944), and Laurean Rugambwa (1912).