Louis Botha

1862 - 1919

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Louis Botha (Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈlu.i ˈbuəta]; 27 September 1862 – 27 August 1919) was a South African politician who was the first prime minister of the Union of South Africa—the forerunner of the modern South African state. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Botha has received more than 465,972 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Louis Botha is the 6,887th most popular politician (up from 7,398th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from South Africa and the 15th most popular South African Politician.

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Among politicians, Louis Botha ranks 6,887 out of 15,710Before him are Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Princess Françoise of Orléans, Menkare, Lamberto Dini, Shukri al-Quwatli, and T. V. Soong. After him are Nikita Ivanovich Panin, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, Edmund Heines, Gaius Fabricius Luscinus, Hasan Prishtina, and Sigfried, Count of the Ardennes.

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Among people born in 1862, Louis Botha ranks 50Before him are Anton Ažbe, Infanta María de la Paz of Spain, Frederick Delius, Oswald Külpe, Mikhail Nesterov, and Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria. After him are Cao Kun, Nitobe Inazō, Nicholas Murray Butler, Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, August Oetker, and Eugen Ehrlich. Among people deceased in 1919, Louis Botha ranks 57Before him are Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Henry J. Heinz, Adolf Hurwitz, Gustav Landauer, Evelyn De Morgan, and Adelina Patti. After him are Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Luigi Illica, Franz von Liszt, Ahmed Muhtar Pasha, and John Alcock.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Louis Botha ranks 37 out of 312Before him are Arnold Vosloo (1962), Abba Eban (1915), Peter Abrahams (1919), Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826), Kgalema Motlanthe (1949), and Basil Rathbone (1892). After him are John Vorster (1915), Andries Pretorius (1798), Christiaan Hendrik Persoon (1761), Kevin Carter (1960), Rory Byrne (1944), and Manfred Mann (1940).

Among POLITICIANS In South Africa

Among politicians born in South Africa, Louis Botha ranks 15Before him are Jan Smuts (1870), Cyril Ramaphosa (1952), D. F. Malan (1874), Abba Eban (1915), Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826), and Kgalema Motlanthe (1949). After him are John Vorster (1915), Andries Pretorius (1798), Dingane kaSenzangakhona (1795), Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (1819), Christiaan de Wet (1854), and Oliver Tambo (1917).