Juscelino Kubitschek

1902 - 1976

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Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuseˈlinu kubiˈʃɛk(i) dʒi oliˈve(j)ɾɐ]; 12 September 1902 – 22 August 1976), also known by his initials JK, was a prominent Brazilian politician who served as the 21st president of Brazil from 1956 to 1961. Kubitschek's government plan, Dubbed "50 years in 5", was centered on economic and social development. During his term the country experienced a period of notable economic growth and relative political stability. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juscelino Kubitschek has received more than 630,122 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Juscelino Kubitschek is the 2,509th most popular politician (up from 2,659th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 44th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Brazilian Politician.

Juscelino Kubitschek was a Brazilian president who is most famous for his work on the capital of Brazil, Brasilia.

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Among politicians, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 2,509 out of 19,576Before him are Géza, Grand Prince of the Hungarians, Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Greg Abbott, Emperor Ling of Han, and James E. Webb. After him are Petronilla of Aragon, Nur Muhammad Taraki, Rugila, Jorge Sampaio, Auguste Beernaert, and Fumimaro Konoe.

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Among people born in 1902, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 32Before him are Meyer Lansky, Mikhail Suslov, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Fritz Strassmann, André Michel Lwoff, and Alva Myrdal. After him are Marcel Breuer, Harold Lasswell, Émile Benveniste, Alexander Luria, Theodore Schultz, and Reinhard Gehlen. Among people deceased in 1976, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 31Before him are Raymond Queneau, Choe Yong-gon, Trofim Lysenko, Gustav Heinemann, Alexander Calder, and Rudolf Bultmann. After him are Dalton Trumbo, Benjamin Graham, Lars Onsager, Émile Benveniste, Anneliese Michel, and Tove Ditlevsen.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 49 out of 2,236Before him are José Altafini (1938), Kaká (1982), Cafu (1970), Zito (1932), Leônidas (1913), and Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (1846). After him are Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Gérson (1941), Tostão (1947), Caetano Veloso (1942), and Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 8Before him are Dilma Rousseff (1947), Jair Bolsonaro (1955), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Getúlio Vargas (1882), Michel Temer (1940), and Maria II of Portugal (1819). After him are Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), João Goulart (1918), Anita Garibaldi (1821), and Zumbi (1655).