Paul Kruger

1825 - 1904

Paul Kruger

Stephanus Johannes Paulus "Paul" Kruger (Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈkryjər]; 10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904) was a South African politician. He was one of the dominant political and military figures in 19th-century South Africa, and President of the South African Republic (or Transvaal) from 1883 to 1900. Nicknamed Oom Paul ("Uncle Paul"), he came to international prominence as the face of the Boer cause—that of the Transvaal and its neighbour the Orange Free State—against Britain during the Second Boer War of 1899–1902. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Kruger has received more than 1,041,776 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,913th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Paul Kruger ranks 1,900 out of 14,801Before him are Rupert, King of Germany, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Yang Shangkun, Ḫattušili III, Adolfo Suárez, and Dagobert III. After him are Werner von Fritsch, Louise of Lorraine, Æthelred I, King of Wessex, Kubrat, Halfdan the Black, and Maria Sophie of Bavaria.

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Among people born in 1825, Paul Kruger ranks 8Before him are William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Jean-Martin Charcot, Ferdinand Lassalle, Pedro II of Brazil, and Johann Jakob Balmer. After him are Charles Garnier, Julia, Princess of Battenberg, Emil Erlenmeyer, Marie of Prussia, Eduard Hanslick, and Henri Giffard. Among people deceased in 1904, Paul Kruger ranks 12Before him are Henry Morton Stanley, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Niels Ryberg Finsen, Friedrich Ratzel, and Gabriel Tarde. After him are Eadweard Muybridge, Abai Qunanbaiuly, Henri Fantin-Latour, George, King of Saxony, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, and Émile Gallé.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Paul Kruger ranks 12 out of 220Before him are Sarah Baartman (1788), F. W. de Klerk (1936), Christiaan Barnard (1922), Desmond Tutu (1931), Miriam Makeba (1932), and Elon Musk (1971). After him are Jacob Zuma (1942), Max Theiler (1899), Thabo Mbeki (1942), P. W. Botha (1916), Charlize Theron (1975), and Sydney Brenner (1927).

Among POLITICIANS In South Africa

Among politicians born in South Africa, Paul Kruger ranks 3Before him are Shaka (1787) and F. W. de Klerk (1936). After him are Jacob Zuma (1942), Thabo Mbeki (1942), P. W. Botha (1916), Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark (1942), Jan Smuts (1870), Cyril Ramaphosa (1952), D. F. Malan (1874), Abba Eban (1915), and Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826).

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