Olusegun Obasanjo

1937 - Today

Olusegun Obasanjo

Chief Olusegun Matthew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, GCFR, (; Yoruba: Olúṣẹ́gun Ọbásanjọ́ [olúʃɛ̙́ɡũ ɒ̙básandʒɒ̙́]; born 5 March 1937) is a Nigerian military and political leader who served as military head of state from 1976 to 1979 and later as President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007. Ideologically a Nigerian nationalist, he was a member of the People's Democratic Party. Born in the village of Ibogun-Olaogun to a farming family of the Owu branch of the Yoruba, Obasanjo was educated largely in Abeokuta. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olusegun Obasanjo has received more than 1,216,884 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,923rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Olusegun Obasanjo ranks 6,885 out of 14,801Before him are Glaucus of Corinth, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, Peter I, Duke of Brittany, Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Princess Elisabeth of Prussia, and Hugh III of Cyprus. After him are Zénaïde Bonaparte, Ariobarzanes of Pontus, Maria Anna Sophia of Saxony, Fritz Fischer, Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, and Arioald.

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Among people born in 1937, Olusegun Obasanjo ranks 117Before him are Emerich Jenei, Ange-Félix Patassé, Rubin Carter, Édith Scob, Bella Akhmadulina, and Félix Miélli Venerando. After him are Joseph Estrada, Billy Meier, Mitsuo Kamata, Charlie Haden, Facundo Cabral, and Roberta Flack.

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Among people born in Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo ranks 9 out of 140Before him are Hugo Weaving (1960), Wole Soyinka (1934), Dr. Alban (1957), Chinua Achebe (1930), Fela Kuti (1938), and Sade (1959). After him are Usman dan Fodio (1754), Jay-Jay Okocha (1973), Francis Arinze (1932), Hakeem Olajuwon (1963), Ken Saro-Wiwa (1941), and Olaudah Equiano (1745).