Muhammadu Buhari

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Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari (born 17 December 1942) is a Nigerian politician currently serving as the President of Nigeria, in office since 2015. Buhari is a retired military general of the Nigerian Army and previously served as military head of state from 1983 to 1985, after taking power in a military coup d'état. The term Buharism is ascribed to the conservative right wing policies of his military regime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammadu Buhari has received more than 3,116,906 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,167th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Muhammadu Buhari ranks 3,145 out of 14,801Before him are Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Augustin Robespierre, Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, Suppiluliuma II, Robert I, Count of Artois, and Chlothar IV. After him are Magnus II of Sweden, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Julia Maesa, Liuvigild, and Ludwig Quidde.

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Among people born in 1942, Muhammadu Buhari ranks 68Before him are John Cale, Larry Flynt, Martin Seligman, Vicente Fox, Maurizio Pollini, and Michael Bloomberg. After him are Scott Wilson, Margaret Court, Felipe González, Junichiro Koizumi, Françoise Dorléac, and Mirjana Marković.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari ranks 2 out of 140Before him are Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696). After him are Hugo Weaving (1960), Wole Soyinka (1934), Dr. Alban (1957), Chinua Achebe (1930), Fela Kuti (1938), Sade (1959), Olusegun Obasanjo (1937), Usman dan Fodio (1754), Jay-Jay Okocha (1973), and Francis Arinze (1932).