Raúl Castro

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Raúl Castro

Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz (; American Spanish: [raˈul moˈðesto ˈkastɾo ˈrus]; born 3 June 1931) is a Cuban politician who is currently serving as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, the most senior position in the communist state, succeeding his brother Fidel Castro in April 2011. He has also been a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Cuba, the highest decision-making body, since 1975. In February 2008, he was appointed the President of the Council of State and President of the Council of Ministers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raúl Castro has received more than 3,744,796 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 285th most popular politician.

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  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Raúl Castro ranks 282 out of 14,801Before him are Sulla, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, Ahmed III, Cardinal Mazarin, Bhumibol Adulyadej, and Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Alaric I, George VI, Orhan, Willy Brandt, Vyacheslav Molotov, and Peter III of Russia.

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Among people born in 1931, Raúl Castro ranks 6Before him are Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Rajneesh, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, and James Dean. After him are Tomas Tranströmer, Alice Munro, Anatoly Dyatlov, João Gilberto, Robert Duvall, and Philip Kotler.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Raúl Castro ranks 2 out of 138Before him are Fidel Castro (1926). After him are Fulgencio Batista (1901), José Raúl Capablanca (1888), Italo Calvino (1923), Camilo Cienfuegos (1932), Paul Lafargue (1842), José Martí (1853), Alberto Korda (1928), Compay Segundo (1907), Ibrahim Ferrer (1927), and Andy García (1956).

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Among politicians born in Cuba, Raúl Castro ranks 2Before him are Fidel Castro (1926). After him are Fulgencio Batista (1901), Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado (1919), Miguel Díaz-Canel (1960), Juan Almeida Bosque (1927), Emilio Mola (1887), Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1956), Carlos Manuel de Céspedes (1819), Gerardo Machado (1871), Ramón Grau (1881), and Tomás Estrada Palma (1835).

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