Paul Rusesabagina

1954 - Today

Paul Rusesabagina

Paul Rusesabagina (Kinyarwanda: [ɾusesɑβaɟinɑ]; born 15 June 1954) is a Rwandan humanitarian who, while working as a manager at the Hôtel des Mille Collines in Kigali, hid and protected 1,268 Hutu and Tutsi refugees from the Interahamwe militia during the Rwandan genocide. None of these refugees were hurt or killed during the attacks. Rusesabagina's efforts were the basis of the dramatized Academy Award-nominated film Hotel Rwanda (2004), in which he was portrayed by American actor Don Cheadle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Rusesabagina has received more than 940,909 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 255th most popular businessperson.

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Paul Rusesabagina ranks 260 out of 481Before him are Guy Laliberté, Armand Hammer, Toto Wolff, Rinat Akhmetov, Jorge Mendes, and Maurice Farman. After him are Melinda Gates, Roy E. Disney, Marc Rich, Bruce Buck, David Stern, and Mikhail Prokhorov.

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Among people born in 1954, Paul Rusesabagina ranks 142Before him are Scott Bakula, Eric Johnson, Vitas Gerulaitis, Luis Arconada, Jon Krakauer, and Didier Six. After him are Wolfgang Becker, Gerd Faltings, Sam J. Jones, Dora Bakoyannis, László Krasznahorkai, and Will Patton.

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In Rwanda

Among people born in Rwanda, Paul Rusesabagina ranks 5 out of 10Before him are Juvénal Habyarimana (1937), Paul Kagame (1957), Grégoire Kayibanda (1924), and Agathe Uwilingiyimana (1953). After him are Pasteur Bizimungu (1950), Kigeli V of Rwanda (1936), Melchior Ndadaye (1953), Augustin Bizimungu (1952), and Bernard Makuza (1961).


Among businesspeople born in Rwanda, Paul Rusesabagina ranks 1

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