Michelle Bachelet

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Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria (Spanish: [βeˈɾonika miˈʃel βaʃeˈle ˈxeɾja]; born 29 September 1951) is a Chilean politician who has served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights since 2018. She also previously served as President of Chile from 2006 to 2010 and 2014 to 2018 for the Socialist Party of Chile; she is the first woman to hold the Chilean presidency and the first elected female leader in South America. After leaving the presidency in 2010 and while not immediately reelectable, she was appointed the first executive director of the newly created United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michelle Bachelet has received more than 1,554,064 page views. Her biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 95 in 2019). Michelle Bachelet is the 1,279th most popular politician (up from 1,461st in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Chile (up from 6th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Chilean Politician.

Michelle Bachelet is most famous for being the first female president of Chile. She was president from 2006-2010 and from 2014-2018.

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Among politicians, Michelle Bachelet ranks 1,279 out of 15,710Before her are Stjepan Mesić, Walther Funk, Lech Kaczyński, Perseus of Macedon, Briseis, and Theodore I Laskaris. After her are Johan de Witt, Maximilian II of Bavaria, Galeazzo Ciano, Amenemhat III, Conrad IV of Germany, and Numerian.

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Among people born in 1951, Michelle Bachelet ranks 7Before her are Robin Williams, Ilona Staller, Phil Collins, Sting, John Deacon, and Geoffrey Rush. After her are Louis van Gaal, Kurt Russell, Anatoly Karpov, Stellan Skarsgård, Mohamed Morsi, and Santiago Calatrava.

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Among people born in Chile, Michelle Bachelet ranks 5 out of 225Before her are Pablo Neruda (1904), Augusto Pinochet (1915), Salvador Allende (1908), and Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929). After her are Víctor Jara (1932), Gabriela Mistral (1889), Luis Sepúlveda (1949), Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), Sebastián Piñera (1949), Claudio Arrau (1903), and Violeta Parra (1917).


Among politicians born in Chile, Michelle Bachelet ranks 3Before her are Augusto Pinochet (1915) and Salvador Allende (1908). After her are Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), Sebastián Piñera (1949), Patricio Aylwin (1918), Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911), Ricardo Lagos (1938), Luis Corvalán (1916), Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Jorge Alessandri (1896), and Orlando Letelier (1932).

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