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), also known 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 473,097 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Juscelino Kubitschek is the 2,704th most popular politician (down from 2,333rd in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Brazil and the 8th most popular 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 2,704 out of 15,577Before him are Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach, Valdas Adamkus, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, Arsinoe III of Egypt, and Maharana Pratap. After him are Alfonso IX of León, Ottokar I of Bohemia, Henry the Young King, Fritigern, Emperor Ming of Han, and Charles III, Duke of Savoy.

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Among people born in 1902, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 36Before him are Alva Myrdal, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Reinhard Gehlen, Alexander Luria, Theodore Schultz, and Émile Benveniste. After him are André Michel Lwoff, Mitsuo Fuchida, Felix Wankel, Fritz Strassmann, Alexandre Kojève, and Günther Anders. Among people deceased in 1976, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 35Before him are Gustav Heinemann, Josef Albers, Leopold Ružička, Lars Onsager, Émile Benveniste, and Choe Yong-gon. After him are Dalton Trumbo, Andrei Grechko, René Cassin, Mitsuo Fuchida, Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, and Prince Paul of Yugoslavia.

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Among people born in Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 44 out of 2,067Before him are Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Leônidas (1913), Rivaldo (1972), Bebeto (1964), and Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930). After him are Roberto Carlos (1941), Paulo Roberto Falcão (1953), Zito (1932), Neymar (1992), Dani Alves (1983), and Caetano Veloso (1942).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek ranks 8Before him are Dilma Rousseff (1947), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Michel Temer (1940), Getúlio Vargas (1882), and Maria II of Portugal (1819). After him are Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Zumbi (1655), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), João Goulart (1918), and Ernesto Geisel (1907).