Omar Bongo

1935 - 2009

Omar Bongo

El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba (born Albert-Bernard Bongo; 30 December 1935 – 8 June 2009) was a Gabonese politician who was President of Gabon for 42 years, from 1967 until his death in 2009. Omar Bongo was promoted to key positions as a young official under Gabon's first President Léon M'ba in the 1960s, before being elected Vice-President in his own right in 1966. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omar Bongo has received more than 372,991 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,163rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Omar Bongo ranks 2,148 out of 14,801Before him are Zhu De, Guntram, Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf, Guillaume de Nogaret, Austen Chamberlain, and Leopold, Duke of Lorraine. After him are Renée of France, Nynetjer, Nicos Anastasiades, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Al-Hakam II, and Maria Mandl.

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Among people born in 1935, Omar Bongo ranks 30Before him are Isao Takahata, Gherman Titov, Mercedes Sosa, Omar Sívori, Faisal II of Iraq, and Fairuz. After him are Jerry Lee Lewis, Artur Rasizade, Harrison Schmitt, Miroslav Blažević, Danilo Kiš, and Mohamed Hussein Tantawi. Among people deceased in 2009, Omar Bongo ranks 18Before him are Maurice Jarre, Les Paul, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Maurice Druon, Millvina Dean, and Mercedes Sosa. After him are Vitaly Ginzburg, Jean Dausset, Robert McNamara, Bobby Robson, Karl Malden, and Robert F. Furchgott.

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In Gabon

Among people born in Gabon, Omar Bongo ranks 1 out of 18After him are François Bozizé (1946), Léon M'ba (1902), Rose Francine Rogombé (1942), Daniel Ona Ondo (1945), Patrice Trovoada (1962), Jean Eyeghé Ndong (1946), Paul Biyoghé Mba (1953), Mario Lemina (1993), Daniel Cousin (1977), Stéphane Lasme (1982), and Didier Ovono (1983).