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Negasso Gidada

1943 - 2019

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Negasso Gidada Solon (Ge'ez: ነጋሶ ጊዳዳ; 8 September 1943 – 27 April 2019) was an Oromo-Ethiopian politician who was the president of Ethiopia from 1995 until 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Negasso Gidada has received more than 156,453 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Negasso Gidada is the 10,892nd most popular politician (down from 10,474th in 2019), the 26th most popular biography from Ethiopia (up from 27th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Ethiopian Politician.

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Among politicians, Negasso Gidada ranks 10,892 out of 15,577Before him are Thoros I, Prince of Armenia, Andrés Pastrana Arango, Artaxias I of Iberia, Acfred, Duke of Aquitaine, Zdeslav of Croatia, and Juan Álvarez Mendizábal. After him are Jacinda Ardern, Manuel Roxas, Manuel Esquivel, Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone, and Alexander Miasnikian.

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Among people born in 1943, Negasso Gidada ranks 272Before him are Andrea True, Udo Zimmermann, Teun A. van Dijk, Princess Claude of Orléans, Roy Black, and Sirajuddin of Perlis. After him are Angélica María, Soledad Miranda, Robert Crumb, Akinori Nakayama, Jon Postel, and Iñaki Sáez. Among people deceased in 2019, Negasso Gidada ranks 188Before him are Scott Walker, Sid Haig, Pim Verbeek, Katherine Helmond, Alain Barrière, and Harrison Dillard. After him are José Antonio Reyes, James Ingram, Michel Aumont, José José, Nanni Galli, and David Hedison.

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In Ethiopia

Among people born in Ethiopia, Negasso Gidada ranks 26 out of 89Before him are Taytu Betul (1851), Yohannes IV (1837), Mamo Wolde (1932), Fasilides (1603), Zara Yaqob (1399), and Mulatu Astatke (1943). After him are Wilfred Thesiger (1910), Dawit II (1496), Kenenisa Bekele (1982), Miruts Yifter (1944), Zera Yacob Amha Selassie (1953), and Malik Ambar (1548).

Among POLITICIANS In Ethiopia

Among politicians born in Ethiopia, Negasso Gidada ranks 20Before him are Abiy Ahmed (1976), Mulatu Teshome (1955), Taytu Betul (1851), Yohannes IV (1837), Fasilides (1603), and Zara Yaqob (1399). After him are Dawit II (1496), Zera Yacob Amha Selassie (1953), Ezana of Axum (325), Tafari Benti (1921), Mara Takla Haymanot (900), and Hailemariam Desalegn (1965).