Loek van Wely

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Loek van Wely (born 7 October 1972) is a Dutch chess player and politician. He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1993, and was rated among the world's top ten in 2001 with a rating of 2714. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Loek van Wely has received more than 52,891 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Loek van Wely is the 15,083rd most popular politician (down from 13,620th in 2019), the 920th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 739th in 2019) and the 115th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Loek van Wely ranks 15,083 out of 15,710Before him are Ilhan Omar, Anders Borg, Michael Martin, Baron Martin of Springburn, An Kum-ae, Zell Miller, and Diane Abbott. After him are Reince Priebus, Tessa Jowell, Sorin Cîmpeanu, Gilbert Houngbo, David Miliband, and Kate Brown.

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Among people born in 1972, Loek van Wely ranks 556Before him are Gabriel Braga Nunes, Magnus Kihlstedt, Kevin Ullyett, Brigitta Boccoli, Martin Damm, and Ilya Markov. After him are Reince Priebus, Jimmy Carr, Dylan Bruno, Ángel Casero, Jaak Mae, and Jasmin St. Claire.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Loek van Wely ranks 920 out of 1,209Before him are Arnold Bruggink (1977), Patrick van Aanholt (1990), Steven Bergwijn (1997), Luc Castaignos (1992), Oğuzhan Özyakup (1992), and Pieter Weening (1981). After him are Steven Berghuis (1991), Leroy Fer (1990), Wout Weghorst (1992), Léon van Bon (1972), Sjeng Schalken (1976), and Kenny Tete (1995).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Loek van Wely ranks 115Before him are Anky van Grunsven (1968), Bert Koenders (1958), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (1973), Wouter Bos (1963), Marianne Thieme (1972), and Leo Peelen (1968). After him are Halbe Zijlstra (1969), Lodewijk Asscher (1974), Diederik Samsom (1971), Thierry Baudet (1983), Jesse Klaver (1986), and Ralf Krewinkel (1974).

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