Juscelino Kubitschek

1902 - 1976

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Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuseˈlinu kubiˈtʃɛk(i) dʒi oliˈvejɾɐ]; 12 September 1902 – 22 August 1976), known also by his initials JK, was a prominent Brazilian politician who served as the 21st president of Brazil from 1956 to 1961. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juscelino Kubitschek has received more than 439,882 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Juscelino Kubitschek is the 2,336th most popular politician (up from 2,416th in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 9th 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 2,336 out of 15,710Before him are Occhiali, Al-Hadi, Robert, King of Naples, Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Prajadhipok, and Mieszko I of Poland. After him are Emperor Zhao of Han, Donald Tusk, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, Nynetjer, Vojislav Koštunica, and Omar Bongo.

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Among people born in 1902, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 32Before him are Kurt Alder, Meyer Lansky, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Reinhard Gehlen, Alexander Luria, and Mikhail Suslov. After him are Walter Houser Brattain, André Michel Lwoff, Felix Wankel, Émile Benveniste, Alva Myrdal, and Theodore Schultz. Among people deceased in 1976, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 31Before him are Rudolf Bultmann, Benjamin Graham, Zhu De, Leopold Ružička, Choe Yong-gon, and Anneliese Michel. After him are Gustav Heinemann, Émile Benveniste, Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Josef Albers, René Cassin, and Andrei Grechko.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 44 out of 1,947Before him are Leônidas (1913), Sebastião Salgado (1944), Roberto Carlos (1973), Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873), Rivaldo (1972), and Zito (1932). After him are Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), Hebe Camargo (1929), Bebeto (1964), Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Machado de Assis (1839), and José Altafini (1938).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 9Before him are Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Michel Temer (1940), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Getúlio Vargas (1882), Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), and Maria II of Portugal (1819). After him are Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), Zumbi (1655), João Goulart (1918), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), and Itamar Franco (1930).