Laurent Nkunda

1967 - Today

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Laurent Nkunda (or Laurent Nkundabatware Mihigo (birth name), or Laurent Nkunda Batware, or as he prefers to be called The Chairman; born February 2, 1967) is a former General in the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and is the former warlord (leader of a rebel faction) operating in the province of Nord-Kivu, sympathetic to Congolese Tutsis and the Tutsi-dominated government of neighbouring Rwanda. Nkunda, who is himself a Congolese Tutsi, commanded the former DRC troops of the 81st and 83rd Brigades of the DRC Army. He speaks English, French, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Lingala and Kinande. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laurent Nkunda has received more than 129,518 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Laurent Nkunda is the 13,921st most popular politician (down from 12,599th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Democratic Republic of the Congo (down from 13th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Congolese Politician.

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Among politicians, Laurent Nkunda ranks 13,921 out of 15,710Before him are Talorc I, Fred M. Vinson, Greg Abbott, Albert Reynolds, Annette Schavan, and Simon Cameron. After him are Lisa Murkowski, Sanjaagiin Bayar, Bob Kerrey, João de Deus Pinheiro, Mikola Statkevich, and Pier Ferdinando Casini.

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Among people born in 1967, Laurent Nkunda ranks 308Before him are Prince Aimone, Duke of Apulia, Klaus Tschütscher, Adam Schlesinger, Rebecca Schaeffer, Sherry Stringfield, and Kazunori Yamauchi. After him are Dana Vávrová, Nathalie Tauziat, Kristen Pfaff, Heather Nova, Renhō, and Jordan Chan.

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In Democratic Republic of the Congo

Among people born in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Laurent Nkunda ranks 28 out of 68Before him are Koffi Olomide (1956), Jean-Pierre Bemba (1962), José Bosingwa (1982), Mbo Mpenza (1976), Maître Gims (1986), and Sony Lab'ou Tansi (1947). After him are Blaise Nkufo (1975), Cécile Kyenge (1964), Adolphe Muzito (1957), Mohombi (1986), Bruno Tshibala (1956), and Dieumerci Mbokani (1985).

Among POLITICIANS In Democratic Republic of the Congo

Among politicians born in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Laurent Nkunda ranks 13Before him are Joseph Kabila (1971), Étienne Tshisekedi (1932), Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi (1930), Sylvestre Ilunga (1947), Cyrille Adoula (1921), and Jean-Pierre Bemba (1962). After him are Cécile Kyenge (1964), Adolphe Muzito (1957), Bruno Tshibala (1956), and Augustin Matata Ponyo (1964).