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Omar Bongo

1935 - 2009

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El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba (born Albert-Bernard Bongo; 30 December 1935 – 8 June 2009) was a Gabonese politician who was the second 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 489,314 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Omar Bongo is the 2,342nd most popular politician (down from 2,146th in 2019), the most popular biography from Gabon and the most popular Gabonese Politician.

Omar Bongo was a president of Gabon from 1967 to 2009. He was most famous for his lavish lifestyle, which included owning a private jet and a yacht.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Omar Bongo ranks 2,342 out of 15,710Before him are Juscelino Kubitschek, Emperor Zhao of Han, Donald Tusk, Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, Nynetjer, and Vojislav Koštunica. After him are Hermann von Salza, Eudokia Makrembolitissa, Barbara of Portugal, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Adad-nirari III, and Abe no Seimei.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Omar Bongo ranks 32Before him are Omar Sívori, Faisal II of Iraq, Mercedes Sosa, Mirella Freni, Gherman Titov, and Jerry Lee Lewis. After him are William Friedkin, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Maj Sjöwall, Giya Kancheli, Miroslav Blažević, and Jim Peebles. Among people deceased in 2009, Omar Bongo ranks 21Before him are Les Paul, Robert McNamara, Mercedes Sosa, Vivian Maier, Maurice Druon, and Ralf Dahrendorf. After him are Bobby Robson, Abdurrahman Wahid, Milorad Pavić, Vitaly Ginzburg, Karl Malden, and John Updike.

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In Gabon

Among people born in Gabon, Omar Bongo ranks 1 out of 26After him are François Bozizé (1946), Léon M'ba (1902), Rose Francine Rogombé (1942), Jean Ping (1942), Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet (1961), Daniel Ona Ondo (1945), Jean Eyeghé Ndong (1946), Patrice Trovoada (1962), Mario Lemina (1993), Julien Nkoghe Bekale (1962), and Paul Biyoghé Mba (1953).

Among POLITICIANS In Gabon

Among politicians born in Gabon, Omar Bongo ranks 1After him are François Bozizé (1946), Léon M'ba (1902), Rose Francine Rogombé (1942), Jean Ping (1942), Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet (1961), Daniel Ona Ondo (1945), Jean Eyeghé Ndong (1946), Patrice Trovoada (1962), Julien Nkoghe Bekale (1962), and Paul Biyoghé Mba (1953).