Luis García Meza

1929 - 2018

Luis García Meza

Luis García Meza Tejada (8 August 1929 – 29 April 2018) was a Bolivian dictator. A native of La Paz, he was a career military officer who rose to the rank of general during the reign of Hugo Banzer (1971–78). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luis García Meza has received more than 55,139 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8,733rd most popular politician.

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  • 55k

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  • 51.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Luis García Meza ranks 8,698 out of 14,801Before him are Kong Jia, Gulzarilal Nanda, Natan Sharansky, Gerhard Schröder, William II, Duke of Apulia, and Petro Shelest. After him are Hugo von Pohl, Zhang Wentian, Sviatoslav III of Vladimir, Lord Guildford Dudley, Lucius Cornelius Lentulus Crus, and Artúr Görgei.

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Among people born in 1929, Luis García Meza ranks 175Before him are Patricia Routledge, Nigel Hawthorne, Charles Tilly, Anne Meara, Filaret, and Bernard Williams. After him are Tayeb Salih, Liz Sheridan, Hal Blaine, Bob Hawke, Adrienne Rich, and Carolyn S. Shoemaker. Among people deceased in 2018, Luis García Meza ranks 141Before him are Dobri Dobrev, Irena Szewińska, Jozef Adamec, Serge Dassault, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, and Antonio Valentín Angelillo. After him are Rachid Taha, Karl Lehmann, Lewis Gilbert, Eunice Gayson, David C. H. Austin, and William Goldman.

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In Bolivia

Among people born in Bolivia, Luis García Meza ranks 8 out of 36Before him are Hugo Banzer (1926), René Barrientos (1919), Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada (1930), Víctor Paz Estenssoro (1907), Andrés de Santa Cruz (1792), and Lidia Gueiler Tejada (1921). After him are Túpac Katari (1750), Hernán Siles Zuazo (1914), Mariano Melgarejo (1820), Jaime Paz Zamora (1939), Toribio Ticona Porco (1937), and Carlos Mesa (1953).