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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, Ma‘āwiyah wuld Sīdi Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭāya‘, also transliterated as Mu'awiya walad Sayyidi Ahmad Taya) (born November 28, 1941) is a Mauritanian military officer who served as the president of Mauritania from 1984 to 2005. Having come to power through a 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 90,577 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya is the 6,668th most popular politician (up from 6,760th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Mauritania and the 4th most popular Mauritanian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya ranks 6,668 out of 15,710Before him are Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, Sigurd Slembe, Miguel Alemán Valdés, Askia Mohammad I, Ashur-nirari V, and Cetshwayo kaMpande. After him are Hrólfr Kraki, Al-Aziz Uthman, Raif Dizdarević, Shalmaneser IV, Danielle Mitterrand, and Doubravka of Bohemia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1941, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya ranks 135Before him are Mircea Snegur, George Lakoff, Gunpei Yokoi, Goh Chok Tong, Ahmed Shafik, and Akiko Wakabayashi. After him are Mario Corso, Sergei Dovlatov, Beniamino Stella, Ghena Dimitrova, Denys Arcand, and Sigmar Polke.

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In Mauritania

Among people born in Mauritania, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya ranks 4 out of 14Before him are Moktar Ould Daddah (1924), Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (1956), and Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (1938). After him are Mustafa Ould Salek (1936), Mohamed Ould Ghazouani (1956), Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly (1943), Med Hondo (1936), Ely Ould Mohamed Vall (1953), Abderrahmane Sissako (1961), Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf (1957), and Yahya Ould Hademine (1953).

Among POLITICIANS In Mauritania

Among politicians born in Mauritania, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya ranks 4Before him are Moktar Ould Daddah (1924), Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (1956), and Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (1938). After him are Mustafa Ould Salek (1936), Mohamed Ould Ghazouani (1956), Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly (1943), Ely Ould Mohamed Vall (1953), Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf (1957), Yahya Ould Hademine (1953), and Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar (1957).