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Julius Nyerere

1922 - 1999

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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 1,290,193 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Julius Nyerere is the 2,299th most popular politician (up from 2,476th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Tanzania and the most popular Tanzanian Politician.

Julius Nyerere was a Tanzanian politician who was president of Tanzania from 1961 to 1985. He is most famous for his "African socialism" and his goal of Ujamaa, which is Swahili for "familyhood."

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Julius Nyerere ranks 2,299 out of 15,710Before him are Peter II of Portugal, Jephthah, Milada Horáková, Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Kęstutis, and Nogai Khan. After him are Peng Dehuai, Hyeonjong of Joseon, Clovis IV, Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria, Nikola Pašić, and Seleucus II Callinicus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1922, Julius Nyerere ranks 38Before him are Jason Robards, Miguel Muñoz, Vittorio Gassman, Jacques Piccard, Yang Chen-Ning, and Nikolay Basov. After him are Hans Georg Dehmelt, Nándor Hidegkuti, Renata Tebaldi, Lucian Freud, Leon M. Lederman, and Ahmed Sékou Touré. Among people deceased in 1999, Julius Nyerere ranks 21Before him are Robert Bresson, Raisa Gorbacheva, Fred Trump, Willi Stoph, Jerzy Grotowski, and Joe DiMaggio. After him are Desmond Llewelyn, Iris Murdoch, Petr Shelokhonov, Akio Morita, Oliver Reed, and Glenn T. Seaborg.

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In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, Julius Nyerere ranks 2 out of 23Before him are Freddie Mercury (1946). After him are Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Tippu Tip (1837), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), John Magufuli (1959), Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar (1874), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), Majid bin Said of Zanzibar (1834), Mizengo Pinda (1948), and Laurean Rugambwa (1912).

Among POLITICIANS In Tanzania

Among politicians born in Tanzania, Julius Nyerere ranks 1After him are Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Tippu Tip (1837), Ali Hassan Mwinyi (1925), John Magufuli (1959), Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar (1874), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), Majid bin Said of Zanzibar (1834), Mizengo Pinda (1948), Asha-Rose Migiro (1956), and Anna Tibaijuka (1950).