Quett Masire

1925 - 2017

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Sir Ketumile Quett Joni Masire, GCMG (24 July 1926 – 22 June 2017) was the second President of Botswana, in office from 1980 to 1998. He was honored with the Knighthood of the Grand Cross of Saint Michael and Saint George by Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II in 1990. He was a leading figure in the independence movement and then the new government, and played a crucial role in facilitating and protecting Botswana's steady financial growth and development. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Quett Masire has received more than 244,657 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Quett Masire is the 6,945th most popular politician (down from 5,792nd in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Botswana and the 2nd most popular Motswana Politician.

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Among politicians, Quett Masire ranks 6,945 out of 15,710Before him are Sicco Mansholt, Emperor Shizong of Liao, Antonio de Mendoza, Thibaw Min, George I of Bulgaria, and Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria. After him are Bonne of Artois, Junio Valerio Borghese, Tiberius Coruncanius, Afonso I, Duke of Braganza, Bohemond VI of Antioch, and Richard de Bures.

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Among people born in 1925, Quett Masire ranks 120Before him are Jean Raspail, John Guillermin, Efim Geller, Max Morlock, Innokenty Smoktunovsky, and Donald O'Connor. After him are Ana María Matute, Mario Merz, Pavel Belyayev, Tofiq Bahramov, Warren Christopher, and Pierre Bérégovoy. Among people deceased in 2017, Quett Masire ranks 122Before him are Richard Anderson, Bill Paxton, Tsutomu Hata, Hans Schäfer, Anne Golon, and Robert James Waller. After him are Lyudmila Chernykh, Félix Mourinho, Michael Parks, Christine Kaufmann, Kate Millett, and Raymond Smullyan.

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In Botswana

Among people born in Botswana, Quett Masire ranks 2 out of 9Before him are Seretse Khama (1921). After him are Festus Mogae (1939), Mokgweetsi Masisi (1961), Mpule Kwelagobe (1979), Amantle Montsho (1983), Isaac Makwala (1985), Dipsy Selolwane (1978), and Nijel Amos (1994).

Among POLITICIANS In Botswana

Among politicians born in Botswana, Quett Masire ranks 2Before him are Seretse Khama (1921). After him are Festus Mogae (1939) and Mokgweetsi Masisi (1961).