Pim Fortuyn

1948 - 2002

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Wilhelmus Simon Petrus Fortuijn, known as Pim Fortuyn (Dutch: [ˈpɪɱ fɔrˈtœyn] ; 19 February 1948 – 6 May 2002), was a Dutch politician, author, civil servant, businessman, sociologist and academic who founded the party Pim Fortuyn List (Lijst Pim Fortuyn or LPF) in 2002. Fortuyn worked as a professor at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam before branching into a business career and was an advisor to the Dutch government on social infrastructure. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pim Fortuyn has received more than 1,185,848 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Pim Fortuyn is the 3,191st most popular politician (up from 4,683rd in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 178th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Dutch Politician.

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  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.28

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  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Pim Fortuyn has had the most page views in the with 181,976 views, followed by Dutch (158,419), and German (54,907). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (331.20%), Korean (126.45%), and Lombard (103.66%)


Among politicians, Pim Fortuyn ranks 3,191 out of 19,576Before him are Nobusuke Kishi, Abu'l-Khayr Khan, Leopold I, Margrave of Austria, Yair Lapid, Albert IV, Duke of Austria, and Agis IV. After him are Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Vortigern, Artur Rasizade, Hussein Kamel of Egypt, Emperor Ōjin, and Elio Di Rupo.

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Among people born in 1948, Pim Fortuyn ranks 56Before him are Arie Haan, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Valentin Ceaușescu, Brian Eno, Ian Paice, and Bernard-Henri Lévy. After him are Rudolf Schenker, Rory Gallagher, Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, Bille August, Claude Jade, and Svetlana Savitskaya. Among people deceased in 2002, Pim Fortuyn ranks 36Before him are Jonas Savimbi, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Rod Steiger, James Tobin, George Porter, and John Gotti. After him are Hildegard Knef, Ne Win, Song Hye-rim, Aileen Wuornos, Zizinho, and Raf Vallone.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pim Fortuyn ranks 138 out of 1,646Before him are George Hendrik Breitner (1857), Gerard David (1450), Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (1967), Anton Mauve (1838), Etty Hillesum (1914), and Geert Hofstede (1928). After him are Pieter van der Aa (1659), Bernard Haitink (1929), Jan Swammerdam (1637), Ary Scheffer (1795), Meindert Hobbema (1638), and Johnny Rep (1951).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Pim Fortuyn ranks 17Before him are Dries van Agt (1931), Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1584), William IV, Prince of Orange (1711), Geert Wilders (1963), William II of Holland (1228), and Mark Rutte (1967). After him are Pieter van der Aa (1659), William II, Duke of Bavaria (1365), Ruud Lubbers (1939), Wim Kok (1938), Princess Irene of the Netherlands (1939), and John II, Count of Holland (1247).