Oliver Tambo

1917 - 1993

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Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo (27 October 1917 – 24 April 1993), also known as O. R. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oliver Tambo has received more than 876,734 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Oliver Tambo is the 9,517th most popular politician (up from 9,744th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from South Africa (up from 55th in 2019) and the 21st most popular South African Politician.

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Among politicians, Oliver Tambo ranks 9,517 out of 15,710Before him are Prince Arthur of Connaught, Prince William of Baden, Malik-Shah II, Alexander Guchkov, George McGovern, and Edward Bruce. After him are Bernardino Drovetti, Nông Đức Mạnh, Gregor Gysi, Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky, Théophraste Renaudot, and Lucius Caecilius Metellus Diadematus.

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Among people born in 1917, Oliver Tambo ranks 150Before him are Ernst von Glasersfeld, Celeste Holm, Han Suyin, Armando Trovajoli, Sameera Moussa, and Sharof Rashidov. After him are Luigi Poggi, Vasiľ Biľak, Robert Manzon, Aníbal Paz, Earl Cameron, and Lena Horne. Among people deceased in 1993, Oliver Tambo ranks 104Before him are Henry Hazlitt, GG Allin, Stanley Myers, William L. Shirer, Robert Jacobsen, and Ugo Locatelli. After him are Guido Masetti, Pierre Victor Auger, Mario Evaristo, Bertus Aafjes, Leo Löwenthal, and Yulian Semyonov.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Oliver Tambo ranks 49 out of 312Before him are Manfred Mann (1940), Dingane kaSenzangakhona (1795), Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (1819), Christiaan de Wet (1854), Elsa Joubert (1922), and Eugène Terre'Blanche (1941). After him are Trevor Jones (1949), Esther Brand (1922), Marais Viljoen (1915), Piet Joubert (1834), Glynis Johns (1923), and David Cooper (1931).

Among POLITICIANS In South Africa

Among politicians born in South Africa, Oliver Tambo ranks 21Before him are Louis Botha (1862), John Vorster (1915), Andries Pretorius (1798), Dingane kaSenzangakhona (1795), Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (1819), and Christiaan de Wet (1854). After him are Marais Viljoen (1915), Piet Joubert (1834), J. B. M. Hertzog (1866), Walter Sisulu (1912), J. G. Strijdom (1893), and Mpande kaSenzangakhona (1798).