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Laurent-Désiré Kabila

1939 - 2001

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Laurent-Désiré Kabila (French pronunciation: lo.ʁɑ̃ de.zi.ʁe ka.bi.la) (November 27, 1939 – January 16 (or 18), 2001) or simply Laurent Kabila (US: pronunciation ), was a Congolese revolutionary and politician who served as the third President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from May 17, 1997, when he overthrew Mobutu Sese Seko, until his assassination on January 16, 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laurent-Désiré Kabila has received more than 951,000 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Laurent-Désiré Kabila is the 1,862nd most popular politician (down from 1,623rd in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Democratic Republic of the Congo and the 3rd most popular Congolese Politician.

Kabila is most famous for being the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo from 1997 to 2001.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Laurent-Désiré Kabila ranks 1,862 out of 15,710Before him are Edward the Confessor, Cleopatra IV of Egypt, Yulia Tymoshenko, Juba II, Rodolfo Graziani, and Joseph I of Portugal. After him are Agostinho Neto, Ashurnasirpal II, Hotepsekhemwy, Tiglath-Pileser I, Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria, and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1939, Laurent-Désiré Kabila ranks 26Before him are Paul Hogan, Karel Gott, Ada Yonath, Jackie Stewart, Peter Grünberg, and Joel Schumacher. After him are F. Murray Abraham, Ali MacGraw, John Cleese, Tzvetan Todorov, Clay Regazzoni, and Aníbal Cavaco Silva. Among people deceased in 2001, Laurent-Désiré Kabila ranks 20Before him are Iannis Xenakis, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Ernst Gombrich, William Hanna, Fred Hoyle, and Robert Ludlum. After him are Alberto Korda, Wilhelm Mohnke, John Lee Hooker, Balthus, Nikolay Basov, and Douglas Adams.

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In Democratic Republic of the Congo

Among people born in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Laurent-Désiré Kabila ranks 3 out of 68Before him are Patrice Lumumba (1925) and Mobutu Sese Seko (1930). After him are Moïse Tshombe (1919), Denis Mukwege (1955), Antoine Gizenga (1925), Félix Tshisekedi (1963), Joseph Kabila (1971), Étienne Tshisekedi (1932), Simon Kimbangu (1887), Ota Benga (1883), and Claude Makélélé (1973).

Among POLITICIANS In Democratic Republic of the Congo

Among politicians born in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Laurent-Désiré Kabila ranks 3Before him are Patrice Lumumba (1925) and Mobutu Sese Seko (1930). After him are Moïse Tshombe (1919), Antoine Gizenga (1925), Félix Tshisekedi (1963), Joseph Kabila (1971), Étienne Tshisekedi (1932), Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi (1930), Sylvestre Ilunga (1947), Cyrille Adoula (1921), and Jean-Pierre Bemba (1962).