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Kigeli V of Rwanda

1936 - 2016

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Kigeli V Ndahindurwa (born Jean-Baptiste Ndahindurwa; 29 June 1936 – 16 October 2016) was the last ruling King (Mwami) of Rwanda, from 28 July 1959 until the abolition of the Rwandan monarchy on 25 September 1961, shortly before the country acceded to independence from Belgium. After a brief period of moveabouts after leaving Rwanda, the titular King lived in exile during the final part of his life in the town of Oakton, Virginia, United States. In exile, he was known for heading the King Kigeli V Foundation, an organisation promoting humanitarian work for Rwandan refugees. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kigeli V of Rwanda has received more than 246,317 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Kigeli V of Rwanda is the 11,011th most popular politician (up from 11,216th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Rwanda and the 5th most popular Rwandan Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Kigeli V of Rwanda ranks 11,011 out of 15,710Before him are Conan IV, Duke of Brittany, Zigfrīds Anna Meierovics, Nicolas Alfonsi, Princess Louise Eleonore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Jerzy Kuryłowicz, and Ansumane Mané. After him are Ahmed Khan bin Küchük, Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester, Bernardino Caballero, Brigi Rafini, Charles Evans Hughes, and Roland Dumas.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Kigeli V of Rwanda ranks 262Before him are Edward Feigenbaum, Raymond Damadian, Stephen E. Ambrose, Saburō Kawabuchi, Emil Loteanu, and Nicolas Alfonsi. After him are Alejandro Maldonado, Victor Lanoux, Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez, Nutan, Željko Perušić, and Scott LaFaro. Among people deceased in 2016, Kigeli V of Rwanda ranks 227Before him are Paulo Evaristo Arns, Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, Patty Duke, Jadranka Stojaković, Lupita Tovar, and Faina Melnik. After him are Harry Wu, Nina Ponomaryova, Prince Buster, Jimmy Bain, Aurèle Nicolet, and Howard Marks.

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In Rwanda

Among people born in Rwanda, Kigeli V of Rwanda ranks 7 out of 17Before him are Juvénal Habyarimana (1937), Paul Kagame (1957), Félicien Kabuga (1933), Grégoire Kayibanda (1924), Agathe Uwilingiyimana (1953), and Paul Rusesabagina (1954). After him are Pasteur Bizimungu (1950), Dominique Mbonyumutwa (1921), Mutara III Rudahigwa (1911), Melchior Ndadaye (1953), Sylvie Kinigi (1952), and Augustin Bizimungu (1952).

Among POLITICIANS In Rwanda

Among politicians born in Rwanda, Kigeli V of Rwanda ranks 5Before him are Juvénal Habyarimana (1937), Paul Kagame (1957), Grégoire Kayibanda (1924), and Agathe Uwilingiyimana (1953). After him are Pasteur Bizimungu (1950), Dominique Mbonyumutwa (1921), Mutara III Rudahigwa (1911), Melchior Ndadaye (1953), Sylvie Kinigi (1952), Bernard Makuza (1961), and Édouard Ngirente (1973).