Luis Corvalán

1916 - 2010

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Luis Alberto Corvalán Lepe (14 September 1916, in Puerto Montt – 21 July 2010) was a Chilean politician. He served as the general secretary of the Communist Party of Chile (PCCh). Corvalán joined the Communist Party of Chile at the age of fifteen in the city of Chillán shortly after the fall of the dictatorship of Carlos Ibáñez del Campo in 1932. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luis Corvalán has received more than 43,643 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Luis Corvalán is the 5,340th most popular politician (up from 5,590th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Chile (up from 22nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Chilean Politician.

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Among politicians, Luis Corvalán ranks 5,340 out of 15,710Before him are Francesco Crispi, Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Jimena Díaz, Taksony of Hungary, Khendjer, and Joan of Kent. After him are Yejong of Goryeo, Licio Gelli, Baydu, Emperor Guangzong of Song, Claude Françoise de Lorraine, and Archduke Felix of Austria.

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Among people born in 1916, Luis Corvalán ranks 70Before him are Georg Henrik von Wright, Léo Ferré, Kristján Eldjárn, Carl Johan Bernadotte, Hassan Gouled Aptidon, and Jane Jacobs. After him are Archduke Felix of Austria, Rafael Caldera, Bernard Blier, Giorgio Bassani, James B. Donovan, and Ernst Wilimowski. Among people deceased in 2010, Luis Corvalán ranks 60Before him are Anton Geesink, Raymond Franz, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Maria Kaczyńska, Carlos Andrés Pérez, and Ryszard Kaczorowski. After him are Hwang Jang-yop, Milka Planinc, Wolfgang Wagner, Alexander McQueen, Israel Tal, and Maurice Wilkes.

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Among people born in Chile, Luis Corvalán ranks 21 out of 225Before him are Roberto Bolaño (1953), Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911), Ricardo Lagos (1938), Hugo Gunckel Lüer (1901), Lautaro (1534), and Iván Zamorano (1967). After him are Elías Figueroa (1946), Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Leonel Sánchez (1936), Raúl Ruiz (1941), Humberto Maturana (1928), and Jorge Medina (1926).


Among politicians born in Chile, Luis Corvalán ranks 9Before him are Michelle Bachelet (1951), Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), Sebastián Piñera (1949), Patricio Aylwin (1918), Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911), and Ricardo Lagos (1938). After him are Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Jorge Alessandri (1896), Orlando Letelier (1932), Gabriel González Videla (1898), Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877), and Arturo Alessandri (1868).