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Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya

1941 - Today

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Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya (Arabic: معاوية ولد سيد أحمد الطايع, romanized: Ma‘āwiyah wuld Sīdi Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭāya‘ / Mu'awiya walad Sayyidi Ahmad Taya; born 28 November 1941) is a Mauritanian military officer who served as the President of Mauritania from 1984 to 2005. During his presidency, he pursued policies of Arab nationalism while deepening ties with the United States. Having come to power through a bloodless military coup, he was ousted by a military coup himself in 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya has received more than 157,024 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya is the 8,339th most popular politician (down from 6,746th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Mauritania (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Mauritanian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya ranks 8,339 out of 19,576Before him are Soběslav I, Duke of Bohemia, Nikolai Kibalchich, Ram Chandra Poudel, Idris al-Ma'mun, Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, and Leopold, Prince of Salerno. After him are Antoine Pinay, Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia, Eugen Schauman, Charles, Duke of Durazzo, Guido de Marco, and Charles W. Fairbanks.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1941, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya ranks 171Before him are Aldrich Ames, Robert Guéï, Na Moon-hee, Tom Fogerty, Yuri Norstein, and Josep Maria Fusté. After him are Mariangela Melato, Federico Faggin, Jaan Kaplinski, İdil Biret, Leon Russom, and Amir Pnueli.

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In Mauritania

Among people born in Mauritania, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya ranks 5 out of 20Before him are Moktar Ould Daddah (1924), Mohamed Ould Ghazouani (1956), Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (1938), and Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (1956). After him are Mustafa Ould Salek (1936), Ely Ould Mohamed Vall (1953), Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly (1943), Mohamed Ould Bilal (1963), Abderrahmane Sissako (1961), Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar (1957), and Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf (1957).

Among POLITICIANS In Mauritania

Among politicians born in Mauritania, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya ranks 5Before him are Moktar Ould Daddah (1924), Mohamed Ould Ghazouani (1956), Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (1938), and Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (1956). After him are Mustafa Ould Salek (1936), Ely Ould Mohamed Vall (1953), Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly (1943), Mohamed Ould Bilal (1963), Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar (1957), Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf (1957), and Yahya Ould Hademine (1953).