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Kiro Gligorov

1917 - 2012

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Kiro Gligorov (Macedonian: Киро Глигоров, pronounced [kiˈrɔ ɡliˈɡɔrɔf] (listen); 3 May 1917 – 1 January 2012) was a Macedonian politician who served as the first President of the Republic of Macedonia (now North Macedonia) from 1991 to 1999. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kiro Gligorov has received more than 193,849 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia. Kiro Gligorov is the 2,880th most popular politician (down from 2,607th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from North Macedonia (up from 8th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Macedonian Politician.

Kiro Gligorov was the first president of the Republic of Macedonia and is most famous for his role in the country's independence movement.

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Among politicians, Kiro Gligorov ranks 2,880 out of 15,577Before him are Princess Feodora of Leiningen, Smendes, Şehzade Mehmed, Dési Bouterse, Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, and Yeon Gaesomun. After him are Emperor Qinzong, Francis III, Duke of Brittany, Perdiccas III of Macedon, Otto III, Duke of Bavaria, Zechariah of Israel, and François Vatel.

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Among people born in 1917, Kiro Gligorov ranks 41Before him are John Lee Hooker, Thelonious Monk, Edward Norton Lorenz, Robert Burns Woodward, Barry Nelson, and Zsa Zsa Gabor. After him are Fernando Rey, Herbert A. Hauptman, Mel Ferrer, Ko Arima, Andrew Huxley, and John Kendrew. Among people deceased in 2012, Kiro Gligorov ranks 33Before him are Carlos Fuentes, Larry Hagman, Sergey Sokolov, Stephen Covey, Antoni Tàpies, and Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria. After him are Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, Matilde Camus, Antonio Tabucchi, Dave Brubeck, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and Andrew Huxley.

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In North Macedonia

Among people born in North Macedonia, Kiro Gligorov ranks 6 out of 136Before him are Justinian I (482), Mother Teresa (1910), Baba Vanga (1911), Justin I (450), and Theodahad (480). After him are Nexhmije Hoxha (1921), Esma Redžepova (1943), Ljubiša Samardžić (1936), Lazar Koliševski (1914), Stevo Pendarovski (1963), and Dragoslav Šekularac (1937).

Among POLITICIANS In North Macedonia

Among politicians born in North Macedonia, Kiro Gligorov ranks 4Before him are Justinian I (482), Justin I (450), and Theodahad (480). After him are Nexhmije Hoxha (1921), Lazar Koliševski (1914), Stevo Pendarovski (1963), Konstantin Tih (1240), Gjorge Ivanov (1960), Fethi Okyar (1880), Boris Trajkovski (1956), and Lazar Mojsov (1920).