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Pierre Nkurunziza

1963 - 2020

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Pierre Nkurunziza (18 December 1964 – 8 June 2020) was a Burundian politician who served as the ninth president of Burundi for almost 15 years from August 2005 until his death in June 2020. A member of the Hutu ethnic group, Nkurunziza taught physical education before becoming involved in politics during the Burundian Civil War as part of the rebel National Council for the Defense of Democracy – Forces for the Defense of Democracy (Conseil National Pour la Défense de la Démocratie – Forces pour la Défense de la Démocratie, CNDD–FDD) of which he became leader in 2000. The CNDD–FDD became a political party at the end of the Civil War and Nkurunziza was elected president. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Nkurunziza has received more than 913,218 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Pierre Nkurunziza is the 6,369th most popular politician (up from 8,399th in 2019), the most popular biography from Burundi and the most popular Burundian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Pierre Nkurunziza ranks 6,369 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Kōkō, Georg Ritter von Schönerer, Emperor Daigo, Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg, Ebroin, and Xiao Xin. After him are Margareta of Romania, Mithridates II of Pontus, Sardanapalus, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Masaharu Homma, and Baibars II.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1963, Pierre Nkurunziza ranks 58Before him are Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, David Thewlis, Hakeem Olajuwon, Geert Wilders, Roberto Donadoni, and Satoshi Kon. After him are Gaspar Noé, Joey Tempest, Giuseppe Bergomi, Eric McCormack, Jason Newsted, and Jennifer Beals. Among people deceased in 2020, Pierre Nkurunziza ranks 165Before him are Juan Giménez, Sisavath Keobounphanh, Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, Jack Charlton, Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, and Nexhmije Pagarusha. After him are Emilio Caprile, Gérard Houllier, Jean Raspail, Cecil Bødker, Julian Bream, and Pierino Prati.

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In Burundi

Among people born in Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza ranks 1 out of 18After him are Michel Micombero (1940), Cyprien Ntaryamira (1955), Mwambutsa IV of Burundi (1912), Jean-Baptiste Bagaza (1946), Pierre Buyoya (1949), 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 Nkurunziza ranks 1After him are Michel Micombero (1940), Cyprien Ntaryamira (1955), Mwambutsa IV of Burundi (1912), Jean-Baptiste Bagaza (1946), Pierre Buyoya (1949), Ntare V of Burundi (1947), Domitien Ndayizeye (1951), Évariste Ndayishimiye (1968), Sylvestre Ntibantunganya (1956), and Nyamko Sabuni (1969).

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