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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (Zulu pronunciation: [pʰumziːle m̩lamboᵑǀʱuːkʼa]; born 3 November 1955) is a South African politician and former United Nations official, who served as the Executive Director of UN Women with the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Mlambo-Ngcuka served as Deputy President of South Africa from 2005 to 2008, as the first woman to hold the position and at that point the highest ranking woman in the history of South Africa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has received more than 327,336 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the 16,823rd most popular politician (down from 14,349th in 2019), the 207th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 167th in 2019) and the 51st most popular South African Politician.

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Among politicians, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka ranks 16,823 out of 15,577Before her are Pavel Pinigin, Mahamat Kamoun, Nicholas F. Brady, Albert Gore Sr., Adnan Terzić, and Marisol Touraine. After her are Brice Hortefeux, Walter Forward, Levi Woodbury, Sergei Furgal, Allen Chastanet, and Tom Daschle.

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Among people born in 1955, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka ranks 517Before her are Philippe Lafontaine, Peter McNamara, Momir Rnić, Wolfgang Tiefensee, Frank Hoste, and Jack Sikma. After her are Ulrika Knape, Stephen Robinson, Philippe Boisse, Fathi Kameel, Joey Baron, and Douglas Crockford.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka ranks 207 out of 374Before her are Theo de Raadt (1968), Theuns Jordaan (1971), Peter Sarnak (1953), Damon Galgut (1963), Phil Masinga (1969), and Penelope Coelen (1940). After her are J. L. B. Smith (1897), Mark González (1984), David Bateson (1960), Amanda Coetzer (1971), Musetta Vander (1963), and Wayne Ferreira (1971).

Among POLITICIANS In South Africa

Among politicians born in South Africa, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka ranks 51Before her are Zindzi Mandela (1960), Ahmed Kathrada (1929), Sol Plaatje (1876), Grace Mugabe (1965), Govan Mbeki (1910), and Thomas François Burgers (1834). After her are Robert Sobukwe (1924), Patricia de Lille (1951), Tony Leon (1956), Lindiwe Sisulu (1954), Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (1963), and Julius Malema (1981).

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