Moussa Traoré

1936 - 2020

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Moussa Traoré (25 September 1936 – 15 September 2020) was a Malian soldier, politician, and dictator who was President of Mali from 1968 to 1991. As a Lieutenant, he led the military ousting of President Modibo Keïta in 1968. Thereafter he served as head of state until March 1991, when he was overthrown by popular protests and a military coup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moussa Traoré has received more than 188,504 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Moussa Traoré is the 4,711th most popular politician (up from 4,728th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Mali (down from 4th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Malian Politician.

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Among politicians, Moussa Traoré ranks 4,711 out of 15,710Before him are Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves, Raymond of Burgundy, Ueli Maurer, Princess Louise of Belgium, Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen, and Emperor Go-Mizunoo. After him are Amintore Fanfani, Gung Ye, John Parricida, Yaqub Beg, Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen, and Wonjong of Goryeo.

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Among people born in 1936, Moussa Traoré ranks 81Before him are Yury Luzhkov, Shirley Knight, Gianni Vattimo, Wilfried Martens, Petar Mladenov, and Héctor Elizondo. After him are Adolfo Nicolás, Samuel C. C. Ting, Kenneth G. Wilson, Don DeLillo, Ljubiša Samardžić, and Buddy Guy. Among people deceased in 2020, Moussa Traoré ranks 108Before him are Ben Cross, Fred Willard, Margaret Burbidge, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Abdul Halim Khaddam, and Bobby Morrow. After him are Mory Kanté, Quino, Adolfo Nicolás, Pentti Linkola, Pranab Mukherjee, and McCoy Tyner.

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Among people born in Mali, Moussa Traoré ranks 5 out of 46Before him are Musa I of Mali (1280), Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (1945), Modibo Keïta (1915), and Salif Keita (1949). After him are Amadou Toumani Touré (1948), Jean Tigana (1955), Ali Farka Touré (1939), Askia Mohammad I (1443), Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946), Dioncounda Traoré (1942), and Sonni Ali (1464).

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Among politicians born in Mali, Moussa Traoré ranks 4Before him are Musa I of Mali (1280), Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (1945), and Modibo Keïta (1915). After him are Amadou Toumani Touré (1948), Askia Mohammad I (1443), Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946), Dioncounda Traoré (1942), Sonni Ali (1464), Cheick Modibo Diarra (1952), Ousmane Issoufi Maïga (1945), and Cissé Mariam Kaïdama Sidibé (1948).