POLITICIAN

Pierre Buyoya

1949 - 2020

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Pierre Buyoya (24 November 1949 – 17 December 2020) was a Burundian army officer and politician who served two terms as President of Burundi in 1987 to 1993 and 1996 to 2003 as de facto military dictator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Buyoya has received more than 173,725 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Pierre Buyoya is the 11,270th most popular politician (down from 10,986th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Burundi (down from 5th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Burundian Politician.

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  • 60.74

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.66

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  • 2.85

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Pierre Buyoya ranks 11,270 out of 15,710Before him are Levon Mirzoyan, Hamilton Mourão, Larry O'Brien, Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš, Henck Arron, and Andres Tarand. After him are Giovanni Passannante, Ibrahim Mahlab, Karl Schenk, Diego Portales, Sayed Morad Khan, and Tiburcio Carías Andino.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Pierre Buyoya ranks 257Before him are Bertalan Farkas, Valeriu Muravschi, Dusty Hill, Bruno Kirby, Guillaume Faye, and Arjun Appadurai. After him are Ibrahim Mahlab, Hamadi Jebali, Jean-Michel Aulas, Jessica Harper, Åse Kleveland, and Graham Swift. Among people deceased in 2020, Pierre Buyoya ranks 367Before him are Roger Carel, Alki Zei, Jane Dee Hull, Valeriu Muravschi, Jan Kowalczyk, and Alex Olmedo. After him are Efraín Sánchez, Lajos Szűcs, Finn Christian Jagge, Aurlus Mabélé, José Luis Capón, and Herman Cain.

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In Burundi

Among people born in Burundi, Pierre Buyoya ranks 6 out of 18Before him are Pierre Nkurunziza (1963), Michel Micombero (1940), Cyprien Ntaryamira (1955), Mwambutsa IV of Burundi (1912), and Jean-Baptiste Bagaza (1946). After him are Ntare V of Burundi (1947), Domitien Ndayizeye (1951), Évariste Ndayishimiye (1968), Shabani Nonda (1977), Sylvestre Ntibantunganya (1956), and Vénuste Niyongabo (1973).

Among POLITICIANS In Burundi

Among politicians born in Burundi, Pierre Buyoya ranks 6Before him are Pierre Nkurunziza (1963), Michel Micombero (1940), Cyprien Ntaryamira (1955), Mwambutsa IV of Burundi (1912), and Jean-Baptiste Bagaza (1946). After him are Ntare V of Burundi (1947), Domitien Ndayizeye (1951), Évariste Ndayishimiye (1968), Sylvestre Ntibantunganya (1956), and Nyamko Sabuni (1969).