Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

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Maumoon Abdul Gayoom (Dhivehi: އަލްއުސްތާޛް މައުމޫން އަބްދުލް ޤައްޔޫމް; born December 29, 1937) is a Maldivian politician and an Islamic scholar who served as 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 247,433 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Maumoon Abdul Gayoom is the 10,132nd most popular politician (down from 6,371st in 2019), the most popular biography from Maldives and the most popular Maldivan Politician.

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Among politicians, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom ranks 10,132 out of 15,710Before him are Diosdado Macapagal, Paul Levi, Ibn al-Qalanisi, José Ramón Machado Ventura, Jean-Joseph, Marquis Dessolles, and Gustaaf Deloor. After him are Iziaslav III of Kiev, Conrad I, Count of Luxembourg, Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, François de La Rocque, Manuel Blanco Encalada, and Joseph Brant.

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Among people born in 1937, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom ranks 216Before him are Hildegard Behrens, Maryan Wisniewski, Eduard Artemyev, Bobby Driscoll, Giovanni Arrighi, and Eero Mäntyranta. After him are Michael Sata, Colin Renfrew, Mark Donohue, Otto Pfister, David Mumford, and Hans Cieslarczyk.

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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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