Mwai Kibaki

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Emilio Stanley Mwai Kibaki, C.G.H. (born 15 November 1931) is a Kenyan politician who was the third President of Kenya, serving from December 2002 until April 2013. He had previously served as the fourth Vice-President of Kenya for ten years from 1978 to 1988 under President Daniel arap Moi. He also held cabinet ministerial positions in the Kenyatta and Moi governments, including time as minister for Finance (1969–1981) under Kenyatta, and Minister for Home Affairs (1982–1988) and Minister for Health (1988–1991) under Moi.Kibaki served as an opposition Member of Parliament from 1992 to 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mwai Kibaki has received more than 780,230 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Mwai Kibaki is the 7,432nd most popular politician (up from 7,435th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Kenya (down from 7th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Kenyan Politician.

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Among politicians, Mwai Kibaki ranks 7,432 out of 15,710Before him are Louis III, Elector Palatine, Zhenjin, Hans-Gert Pöttering, Malyuta Skuratov, Ammi-Ditana, and Konstanty Kalinowski. After him are Abd al-Rahman V, Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt, James Connolly, Prince August, Duke of Dalarna, H. H. Kung, and Said Halim Pasha.

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Among people born in 1931, Mwai Kibaki ranks 142Before him are Igor Oistrakh, Uri Orlev, Joseph Joffo, David Wilkerson, Viliam Schrojf, and Lisbeth Palme. After him are Roman Opałka, Sergei Adian, Pascal Lissouba, Ted Kotcheff, Ola Ullsten, and Yoji Yamada.

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Among people born in Kenya, Mwai Kibaki ranks 8 out of 121Before him are Wangari Maathai (1940), Barack Obama Sr. (1936), Jomo Kenyatta (1893), Daniel arap Moi (1924), Louis Leakey (1903), and Roger Whittaker (1936). After him are Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (1938), Kipchoge Keino (1940), Deep Roy (1949), Ben Jipcho (1943), Philippa Gregory (1954), and Chris Froome (1985).


Among politicians born in Kenya, Mwai Kibaki ranks 4Before him are Wangari Maathai (1940), Jomo Kenyatta (1893), and Daniel arap Moi (1924). After him are Uhuru Kenyatta (1961), Raila Odinga (1945), and Tom Mboya (1930).