Léon M'ba

1902 - 1967

Léon M'ba

Gabriel Léon M'ba (9 February 1902 – 28 November 1967) was a Gabonese politician who served as both the first Prime Minister (1959–1961) and President (1961–1967) of Gabon. A member of the Fang ethnic group, M'ba was born into a relatively privileged village family. After studying at a seminary, he held a number of small jobs before entering the colonial administration as a customs agent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Léon M'ba has received more than 88,732 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,138th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Léon M'ba ranks 6,107 out of 14,801Before him are Tahir ibn Husayn, René Barrientos, Cus D'Amato, Infante Alfonso, Duke of Calabria, Paul Wolfowitz, and Nevşehirli Damat Ibrahim Pasha. After him are Stefan Radoslav, Pharnabazus II, Janaka, Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, and Cetshwayo kaMpande.

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Among people born in 1902, Léon M'ba ranks 84Before him are Eric Liddell, Anatole Litvak, Norma Shearer, Demchugdongrub, Nathan Milstein, and Takeichi Nishi. After him are George Gaylord Simpson, Jean Rey, Nordahl Grieg, Albert Forster, Langston Hughes, and Ryu Gwansun. Among people deceased in 1967, Léon M'ba ranks 73Before him are Robert J. Van de Graaff, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Paul Muni, Walter A. Shewhart, Abdel Hakim Amer, and Dorothy Parker. After him are Alphonse Juin, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Vladimir Bartol, Joseph Boxhall, Hugo Gernsback, and Langston Hughes.

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In Gabon

Among people born in Gabon, Léon M'ba ranks 3 out of 18Before him are Omar Bongo (1935) and François Bozizé (1946). After him are Rose Francine Rogombé (1942), Daniel Ona Ondo (1945), Patrice Trovoada (1962), Jean Eyeghé Ndong (1946), Paul Biyoghé Mba (1953), Mario Lemina (1993), Daniel Cousin (1977), Stéphane Lasme (1982), and Didier Ovono (1983).