Milton Obote

1925 - 2005

Milton Obote

Apollo Milton Obote (28 December 1925 – 10 October 2005) was a Ugandan political leader who led Uganda to independence in 1962 from British colonial administration. Following the nation's independence, he served as Prime Minister of Uganda from 1962 to 1966 and President of Uganda from 1966 to 1971, then again from 1980 to 1985. He was overthrown by Idi Amin in 1971, but regained power in 1980 a year after Amin's 1979 overthrow. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Milton Obote has received more than 795,987 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,502nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Milton Obote ranks 2,485 out of 14,801Before him are Toghrul, Necho II, Emperor Ming of Han, Emperor Go-Kōmyō, Seleucus II Callinicus, and Princess Birgitta of Sweden. After him are Berengar II of Italy, João Bernardo Vieira, Christina of Lorraine, Aleksandar Ranković, Otto Grotewohl, and Nur Muhammad Taraki.

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Among people born in 1925, Milton Obote ranks 55Before him are Sam Peckinpah, Roy J. Glauber, Oscar Peterson, Dick Van Dyke, Michel Piccoli, and Paul Greengard. After him are Oona O'Neill, Jean Tinguely, Ieng Sary, Leo Esaki, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, and Alain Touraine. Among people deceased in 2005, Milton Obote ranks 29Before him are Max Schmeling, Ernst Mayr, Pat Morita, Anne Bancroft, Rafic Hariri, and Lucien Laurent. After him are Ibrahim Ferrer, John Fowles, Brother Roger, Joseph Rotblat, Wim Duisenberg, and James Callaghan.

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In Uganda

Among people born in Uganda, Milton Obote ranks 2 out of 20Before him are Idi Amin (1923). After him are Yoweri Museveni (1944), Tito Okello (1914), Charles Lwanga (1860), Mutesa II of Buganda (1924), Joseph Kony (1961), Godfrey Binaisa (1920), Yusuf Lule (1912), Apolo Nsibambi (1940), John Akii-Bua (1949), and Danny Faure (1962).


Among politicians born in Uganda, Milton Obote ranks 2Before him are Idi Amin (1923). After him are Yoweri Museveni (1944), Tito Okello (1914), Mutesa II of Buganda (1924), Godfrey Binaisa (1920), Yusuf Lule (1912), Apolo Nsibambi (1940), Danny Faure (1962), and Amama Mbabazi (1949).

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