Miguel Ángel Rodríguez

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Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría (born 9 January 1940) is a Costa Rican economist, lawyer, businessman and politician who served as President of Costa Rica from 1998 to 2002. He was minister of planning from 1968 to 1970 and minister of the presidency in 1970 during the administration of Jose Joaquin Trejos Fernandez (1966 - 1970); member of the board of the Costa Rican Central Bank from 1966 to 1969; congressman from 1990 to 1993, serving as president of the Legislative Assembly during the 1991 to 1992 period; and was elected Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) in 2004. He voluntarily stepped down from this post to return to his country to face allegations of financial wrongdoing during his presidential tenure in Costa Rica. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miguel Ángel Rodríguez has received more than 91,302 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Miguel Ángel Rodríguez is the 11,059th most popular politician (down from 10,922nd in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Costa Rica (up from 9th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Costa Rican Politician.

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Among politicians, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez ranks 11,059 out of 15,710Before him are Alfred Meyer, Henri Alexis Brialmont, Dumarsais Estimé, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Gnaeus Papirius Carbo, and Abeid Karume. After him are Edwin of Northumbria, Ameny Qemau, Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Abisare, Cirilo Antonio Rivarola, and Cuthbert Sebastian.

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Among people born in 1940, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez ranks 262Before him are Mary Beth Peil, Bill Medley, Souleymane Cissé, Uwe Timm, Gennadi Strekalov, and Ansumane Mané. After him are Jorma Kaukonen, Peter Gethin, Jesús López Cobos, Léon Semmeling, Frankie Avalon, and Barry Corbin.

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In Costa Rica

Among people born in Costa Rica, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez ranks 8 out of 98Before him are Chavela Vargas (1919), José Figueres Ferrer (1906), Keylor Navas (1986), Laura Chinchilla (1959), Abel Pacheco (1933), and Franklin Chang Díaz (1950). After him are Luis Guillermo Solís (1958), Adolfo Díaz (1875), Otilio Ulate Blanco (1891), José María Castro Madriz (1818), Rodrigo Carazo Odio (1926), and Luis Alberto Monge (1925).

Among POLITICIANS In Costa Rica

Among politicians born in Costa Rica, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez ranks 5Before him are Óscar Arias (1940), José Figueres Ferrer (1906), Laura Chinchilla (1959), and Abel Pacheco (1933). After him are Luis Guillermo Solís (1958), Adolfo Díaz (1875), Otilio Ulate Blanco (1891), José María Castro Madriz (1818), Rodrigo Carazo Odio (1926), Luis Alberto Monge (1925), and Juan Mora Fernández (1784).