Laureano Gómez

1889 - 1965

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Laureano Eleuterio Gómez Castro (20 February 1889 – 13 July 1965) was a Colombian politician and civil engineer who served as the 18th President of Colombia from 1950 to 1953. In November 1951 poor health led him to cede presidential power to Roberto Urdaneta Arbelaez. On 13 June 1953, when he tried to resume his presidency, he was overthrown in a military coup led by Gustavo Rojas Pinilla. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laureano Gómez has received more than 60,337 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Laureano Gómez is the 10,192nd most popular politician (up from 10,469th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Colombia (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Colombian Politician.

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Among politicians, Laureano Gómez ranks 10,192 out of 15,710Before him are Ma'ruf Amin, Lysandra, Chremonides, Roberto María Ortiz, Audata, and Mirek Topolánek. After him are Ariarathes II of Cappadocia, Prince William of Gloucester, Sobekhotep VI, Fatemeh Rahbar, Ignacio Comonfort, and Arnulfo Arias.

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Among people born in 1889, Laureano Gómez ranks 134Before him are James Whale, Edmond Privat, Alma Karlin, Lord Leopold Mountbatten, Ludwig Renn, and Larry Semon. After him are Antonio Caggiano, Manuel Prado Ugarteche, Abbās al-Aqqād, Zhang Qun, Alfonso Reyes, and Lloyd Bacon. Among people deceased in 1965, Laureano Gómez ranks 99Before him are Clemente Micara, Boris Barnet, Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Henry Cowell, Bob King, and Erik Heinrichs. After him are Princess Pauline of Württemberg, Jānis Balodis, Wilhelm Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Maria Dąbrowska, John Kitzmiller, and Viola Desmond.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Laureano Gómez ranks 45 out of 271Before him are Juan Pablo Montoya (1975), Juanes (1972), Faustino Asprilla (1969), Andrés Pastrana Arango (1954), Antonio Nariño (1765), and Jorge Isaacs (1837). After him are Alberto Lleras Camargo (1906), Misael Pastrana Borrero (1923), Rafael Núñez (1825), Laura Montoya (1874), Carlos Lleras Restrepo (1908), and Iván Córdoba (1976).

Among POLITICIANS In Colombia

Among politicians born in Colombia, Laureano Gómez ranks 18Before him are Manuel Marulanda (1930), Alfonso López Michelsen (1913), Íngrid Betancourt (1961), Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (1900), Andrés Pastrana Arango (1954), and Antonio Nariño (1765). After him are Alberto Lleras Camargo (1906), Misael Pastrana Borrero (1923), Rafael Núñez (1825), Carlos Lleras Restrepo (1908), Alfonso López Pumarejo (1886), and Manuel Amador Guerrero (1833).