Max van der Stoel

1924 - 2011

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Maximilianus "Max" van der Stoel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌmɑksimiliˈjaːnʏs ˈmɑks vɑn dər ˈstul]; 3 August 1924 – 23 April 2011) was a Dutch politician and diplomat, member of the Labour Party (PvdA) and activist who served as High Commissioner on National Minorities of the OSCE from 1 January 1993 until 1 July 2001. Van der Stoel studied Law at the Leiden University obtaining a Master of Laws degree followed by a postgraduate education in Sociology at his alma mater obtaining a Master of Social Science degree. Van der Stoel worked as a researcher at the Wiardi Beckman Foundation from April 1953 until August 1958 and for the Labour Party party board from June 1958 until July 1965. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max van der Stoel has received more than 57,295 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Max van der Stoel is the 11,998th most popular politician (up from 13,299th in 2019), the 567th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 655th in 2019) and the 87th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Over the past year Max van der Stoel has had the most page views in the with 15,130 views, followed by Czech (10,105), and English (9,684). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Russian (482.12%), Dutch (116.30%), and Esperanto (69.35%)


Among politicians, Max van der Stoel ranks 11,998 out of 19,576Before him are Philip Simonsson, Marcus Valerius Messalla Appianus, Erich Leinsdorf, Gérard Collomb, Cristoforo Madruzzo, and Ko Wen-je. After him are William Livingston, Cunobeline, Augusto Tasso Fragoso, Agesipolis II, Zakaria Mohieddin, and Hugh II of Cyprus.

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Among people born in 1924, Max van der Stoel ranks 228Before him are Edwin Ernest Salpeter, Martha Hyer, George Segal, Yasuzo Masumura, Tatyana Lioznova, and Dennis Weaver. After him are Philip Stone, Mutesa II of Buganda, Li Li-hua, Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern, Colleen Dewhurst, and Alphons Egli. Among people deceased in 2011, Max van der Stoel ranks 197Before him are Alfonso Cano, Adrián Escudero, Imre Makovecz, Kurt Nielsen, Jacques Fatton, and Otakar Vávra. After him are Attilio Pavesi, George Shearing, Virgilio Noè, José Alencar, Juan Arza, and Erhard Loretan.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Max van der Stoel ranks 567 out of 1,646Before him are George Baker (1944), Abraham Jacob van der Aa (1792), Jan de Bray (1627), Pieter van Vollenhoven (1939), Elly Ameling (1933), and Bertus Aafjes (1914). After him are Barry Hulshoff (1946), Otto Marseus van Schrieck (1619), Willem Marinus Dudok (1884), Gysbert Japiks (1603), Maruschka Detmers (1962), and Neelie Kroes (1941).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Max van der Stoel ranks 87Before him are Johannes van den Bosch (1780), Anna van Egmont (1533), Henry Casimir I of Nassau-Dietz (1612), Hendrikus Colijn (1869), Willem Schermerhorn (1894), and Pieter van Vollenhoven (1939). After him are Neelie Kroes (1941), Gerrit Schimmelpenninck (1794), Cornelis Lely (1854), Wilhelm Heinrich, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach (1691), Victor Marijnen (1917), and Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer (1692).