Mariano Rajoy

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Mariano Rajoy Brey (Spanish: [maˈɾjano raˈxoj]; born 27 March 1955) is a Spanish politician who served as Prime Minister of Spain from 2011 to 2018, when a vote of no confidence ousted his government. On 5 June 2018, he announced his resignation as People's Party leader.He became Leader of the People's Party in 2004 and Prime Minister in 2011 following the People's Party landslide victory in that year's general election becoming the sixth President of the Spanish Government. The party lost its majority in the 2015 general election, but after that election ended in deadlock, a second election in 2016 enabled Rajoy to be reelected Prime Minister as head of a minority government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mariano Rajoy has received more than 1,903,074 page views. His biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 94 in 2019). Mariano Rajoy is the 3,124th most popular politician (down from 2,576th in 2019), the 269th most popular biography from Spain (down from 233rd in 2019) and the 99th most popular Spanish Politician.

Mariano Rajoy is most famous for being the Prime Minister of Spain from 2011 to 2018.

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Among politicians, Mariano Rajoy ranks 3,124 out of 15,710Before him are Yazdegerd II, Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia, Yitzhak Navon, Maria of Yugoslavia, Emperor Ōjin, and Cao Mao. After him are Emperor Suinin, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Emperor Qinzong, Catherine of Sweden, Countess Palatine of Kleeburg, Anatoly Lunacharsky, and Goujian.

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Among people born in 1955, Mariano Rajoy ranks 32Before him are Liu Xiaobo, Mark David Chapman, Marcelo Bielsa, Billy Bob Thornton, Nina Hagen, and François Cluzet. After him are Dodi Fayed, Carme Forcadell, John Grisham, Roland Emmerich, Shoko Asahara, and Binali Yıldırım.

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Among people born in Spain, Mariano Rajoy ranks 269 out of 2,595Before him are Prudentius (348), Francisco Vázquez de Coronado (1510), Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba (1926), Hisham II (965), Charles II, Duke of Parma (1799), and Alfonso IX of León (1171). After him are Pompeia Plotina (65), Benito Pérez Galdós (1843), Vicente Aleixandre (1898), Ibn Zuhr (1091), Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (1836), and Alfonso, Prince of Asturias (1907).


Among politicians born in Spain, Mariano Rajoy ranks 99Before him are Eleanor of Navarre (1426), Felipe González (1942), Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba (1926), Hisham II (965), Charles II, Duke of Parma (1799), and Alfonso IX of León (1171). After him are Alfonso, Prince of Asturias (1907), Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria (1609), Lluís Llach (1948), Berengaria of Castile (1180), Sancho III of Castile (1134), and Ferdinand IV of Castile (1285).

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