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Patrice Lumumba

1925 - 1961

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Patrice Émery Lumumba (; 2 July 1925 – 17 January 1961) was a Congolese politician and independence leader who served as the first prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (then known as the Republic of the Congo) from June until September 1960, following the May 1960 election. He was the leader of the Congolese National Movement (MNC) from 1958 until his execution in January 1961. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrice Lumumba has received more than 4,028,396 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 82 in 2019). Patrice Lumumba is the 547th most popular politician (down from 507th in 2019), the most popular biography from Democratic Republic of the Congo and the most popular Congolese Politician.

Patrice Lumumba was the first democratically elected leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He was assassinated in 1961 and is most famous for being the first democratically elected leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Patrice Lumumba ranks 547 out of 15,577Before him are Ahmose I, Emperor Wu of Han, Gideon, Philip III of France, Nizam al-Mulk, and Abdülaziz. After him are John, King of England, Mahmoud Abbas, Archduke Franz Karl of Austria, Józef Piłsudski, Stephen Báthory, and Ay.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Patrice Lumumba ranks 10Before him are Pol Pot, Yukio Mishima, Mikis Theodorakis, Paul Newman, Albert Bandura, and Gilles Deleuze. After him are Zygmunt Bauman, Alija Izetbegović, Mahathir Mohamad, Robert F. Kennedy, Tony Curtis, and Lee Van Cleef. Among people deceased in 1961, Patrice Lumumba ranks 5Before him are Ernest Hemingway, Carl Jung, Erwin Schrödinger, and Dag Hammarskjöld. After him are Gary Cooper, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Emily Greene Balch, Jules Bordet, Zog I of Albania, and Rafael Trujillo.

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In Democratic Republic of the Congo

Among people born in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Patrice Lumumba ranks 1 out of 84After him are Mobutu Sese Seko (1930), Laurent-Désiré Kabila (1939), Moïse Tshombe (1919), Denis Mukwege (1955), Félix Tshisekedi (1963), Simon Kimbangu (1887), Antoine Gizenga (1925), Étienne Tshisekedi (1932), Ota Benga (1883), Claude Makélélé (1973), and Joseph Kabila (1971).

Among POLITICIANS In Democratic Republic of the Congo

Among politicians born in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Patrice Lumumba ranks 1After him are Mobutu Sese Seko (1930), Laurent-Désiré Kabila (1939), Moïse Tshombe (1919), Félix Tshisekedi (1963), Antoine Gizenga (1925), Étienne Tshisekedi (1932), Joseph Kabila (1971), Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi (1930), Sylvestre Ilunga (1947), Cyrille Adoula (1921), and Jean-Pierre Bemba (1962).