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Mohamed Ould Ghazouani

1956 - Today

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Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mohamed Ahmed Ould Ghazouani (Arabic: محمد ولد الشيخ محمد أحمد ولد الغزواني; born 4 December 1956), also known as Ghazouani and Ould Ghazouani, is a Mauritanian politician and retired army general who has served as the 9th President of Mauritania since 2019. He has served as chairperson of the African Union since February 2024. Ghazouani is a former general-director of National Security and former chief of staff of the Armed Forces of Mauritania (2008–2018). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has received more than 410,821 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Mohamed Ould Ghazouani is the 5,333rd most popular politician (up from 7,928th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Mauritania (up from 5th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Mauritanian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani ranks 5,333 out of 19,576Before him are Emperor Kōbun, Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, Licio Gelli, Anytus, Slavko Kvaternik, and Werner Best. After him are Haim Bar-Lev, Andrés Nin Pérez, Emperor Shang of Han, Emine Erdoğan, Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, and Uskhal Khan Tögüs Temür.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1956, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani ranks 54Before him are Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Guido van Rossum, Anthony Bourdain, Ian Curtis, Bakir Izetbegović, and Michael Biehn. After him are Joe Satriani, David Sassoli, Stevie Young, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Michele Alboreto, and Joan Allen.

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In Mauritania

Among people born in Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani ranks 2 out of 20Before him are Moktar Ould Daddah (1924). After him are Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (1938), Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (1956), Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya (1941), Mustafa Ould Salek (1936), Ely Ould Mohamed Vall (1953), Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly (1943), Mohamed Ould Bilal (1963), Abderrahmane Sissako (1961), Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar (1957), and Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf (1957).

Among POLITICIANS In Mauritania

Among politicians born in Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani ranks 2Before him are Moktar Ould Daddah (1924). After him are Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (1938), Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (1956), Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya (1941), Mustafa Ould Salek (1936), Ely Ould Mohamed Vall (1953), Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly (1943), Mohamed Ould Bilal (1963), Sidi Mohamed Ould Boubacar (1957), Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf (1957), and Yahya Ould Hademine (1953).