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Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

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Maumoon Abdul Gayoom (Arabic: مأمون عبد القيوم; Dhivehi: މައުމޫން ޢަބްދުލް ޤައްޔޫމް; born 29 December 1937) is a Maldivian politician who served as the President of Maldives from 1978 to 2008. After serving as Minister of Transport, he was nominated as President by the Majlis (Parliament) of the Maldives and succeeded Ibrahim Nasir in 1978. He was defeated in the October 2008 presidential election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has received more than 312,083 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Maumoon Abdul Gayoom is the 1,843rd most popular politician (up from 10,116th in 2019), the most popular biography from Maldives and the most popular Maldivan Politician.

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Among politicians, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom ranks 1,843 out of 15,577Before him are Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Emperor Hui of Han, Alexios II Komnenos, Teia, Jean Parisot de Valette, and Edward the Martyr. After him are Ioannis Kapodistrias, Henry II of Castile, Habibullāh Kalakāni, Francis, Duke of Anjou, Ludvík Svoboda, and Baasha of Israel.

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Among people born in 1937, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom ranks 25Before him are Madeleine Albright, Egon Krenz, Mengistu Haile Mariam, Ahmed Yassin, Warren Beatty, and Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. After him are Robert Coleman Richardson, Philip Glass, Bruce McLaren, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Jared Diamond, and Gennady Yanayev.

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In Maldives

Among people born in Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom ranks 1 out of 7After him are Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (1962), Ibrahim Nasir (1926), Mohammed Waheed Hassan (1953), Abdulla Yameen (1959), Mohamed Nasheed (1967), and Ali Ashfaq (1985).

Among POLITICIANS In Maldives

Among politicians born in Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom ranks 1After him are Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (1962), Ibrahim Nasir (1926), Mohammed Waheed Hassan (1953), Abdulla Yameen (1959), and Mohamed Nasheed (1967).

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