POLITICIAN

Manuel Zelaya

1952 - Today

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José Manuel Zelaya Rosales (born 20 September 1952) is a Honduran politician who was President of Honduras from 27 January 2006 until his forcible removal in the 2009 coup d'état, and who since January 2022 serves as the first First Gentleman of Honduras. He is the eldest son of a wealthy businessman, and inherited his father's nickname "Mel". Before entering politics he was involved in his family's logging and timber businesses. Elected as a liberal, Zelaya shifted to the political left during his presidency, forging an alliance with the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas known as ALBA. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manuel Zelaya has received more than 622,732 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Manuel Zelaya is the 7,327th most popular politician (down from 6,312th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Honduras (down from 1st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Honduran Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Manuel Zelaya ranks 7,327 out of 19,576Before him are Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Alcetas I of Epirus, Viktor Medvedchuk, Yvonne de Gaulle, Margaret of Durazzo, and Adherbal. After him are Prince Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma, Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman, Archelaus of Cappadocia, Osorkon the Elder, Umar Shaikh Mirza II, and Abd al-Rahman V.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Manuel Zelaya ranks 121Before him are Nora Miao, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Jacques Audiard, Annie Potts, Şenol Güneş, and Dalia Itzik. After him are Larry Fink, Mandy Patinkin, Nile Rodgers, Pietro Mennea, James Ingram, and Vladislav Tretiak.

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In Honduras

Among people born in Honduras, Manuel Zelaya ranks 2 out of 84Before him are Francisco Morazán (1792). After him are Xiomara Castro (1959), Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga (1942), Porfirio Lobo Sosa (1947), Roberto Micheletti (1943), Oswaldo López Arellano (1921), Augusto Monterroso (1921), Juan Lindo (1790), Tiburcio Carías Andino (1876), Juan Orlando Hernández (1968), and Ramón Villeda Morales (1909).

Among POLITICIANS In Honduras

Among politicians born in Honduras, Manuel Zelaya ranks 2Before him are Francisco Morazán (1792). After him are Xiomara Castro (1959), Porfirio Lobo Sosa (1947), Roberto Micheletti (1943), Oswaldo López Arellano (1921), Juan Lindo (1790), Tiburcio Carías Andino (1876), Juan Orlando Hernández (1968), Ramón Villeda Morales (1909), Carlos Roberto Reina (1926), and Roberto Suazo Córdova (1927).