Philippe Douste-Blazy

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Philippe Douste-Blazy (French pronunciation: ​[filip dust blazi]; born 1 January 1953) is a French United Nations official and former centre-right politician. Over the course of his career, he served as Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Special Adviser on Innovative Financing for Development in the UN and chairman of UNITAID. He previously served as French Minister for Health (1993–1995 and 2004–2005), Minister of Culture (1995–1997) and as Foreign Minister in the cabinet of Dominique de Villepin (2005–2007). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe Douste-Blazy has received more than 81,677 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Philippe Douste-Blazy is the 12,852nd most popular politician (up from 13,022nd in 2019), the 3,852nd most popular biography from France (down from 3,437th in 2019) and the 766th most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Philippe Douste-Blazy ranks 12,852 out of 15,710Before him are Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, Miguel Mariano Gómez, Pranas Dovydaitis, Choudhry Rahmat Ali, Salahuddin of Selangor, and Norbert Hofer. After him are Frances Perkins, Georgi Atanasov, Jozef Moravčík, Tony Benn, Juan Luis Sanfuentes, and August Palm.

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Among people born in 1953, Philippe Douste-Blazy ranks 290Before him are Hisako, Princess Takamado, Gideon Levy, Peter Schreyer, Luciana Lamorgese, Gil Birmingham, and Michelle Hurst. After him are Mark Thatcher, Rachid Bouchareb, Ely Ould Mohamed Vall, Salvatore Garau, Martin Kippenberger, and Ditmar Jakobs.

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Among people born in France, Philippe Douste-Blazy ranks 3,852 out of 5,234Before him are Joseph Jean Pierre Laurent (1823), Henri Béraud (1885), Nina Companeez (1937), Michel Roger (1949), André Chorda (1938), and Hervé Revelli (1946). After him are Yoann Gourcuff (1986), Émile Oustalet (1844), Frédéric Diefenthal (1968), Pierre Brunet (1902), Philippe Gondet (1942), and Rachid Bouchareb (1953).


Among politicians born in France, Philippe Douste-Blazy ranks 766Before him are Robert Buron (1910), Georges Lacombe (1902), Jean, Count of Paris (1965), Luc Ferry (1951), Francis Biddle (1886), and Michel Roger (1949). After him are Claude Allègre (1937), Nicolas Hulot (1955), Hubert Védrine (1947), Florence Arthaud (1957), Jean-Louis Debré (1944), and Christian Estrosi (1955).