POLITICIAN

Radama II

1829 - 1863

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Radama II (September 23, 1829 – May 12, 1863 [contested]) was the son and heir of Queen Ranavalona I and ruled from 1861 to 1863 over the Kingdom of Madagascar, which controlled virtually the entire island. Radama's rule, although brief, was a pivotal period in the history of the Kingdom of Madagascar. Under the unyielding and often harsh 33-year rule of his mother, Queen Ranavalona I, Madagascar had successfully preserved its cultural and political independence from European colonial designs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Radama II has received more than 197,487 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Radama II is the 6,599th most popular politician (down from 5,997th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Madagascar (down from 8th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Malagasy Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Radama II ranks 6,599 out of 19,576Before him are Marcus Manlius Capitolinus, Vittoria della Rovere, Cochise, Petro Doroshenko, Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and Herennia Etruscilla. After him are Emperor Yōzei, Vologases II of Parthia, Oboi, Mohamed Abdelaziz, Wacho, and Gero.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1829, Radama II ranks 22Before him are Elizabeth Siddal, Tự Đức, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov, John of Kronstadt, and William Booth. After him are Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Ivan Sechenov, N. R. Pogson, Maurice Joly, Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail, and Ludvig Lorenz. Among people deceased in 1863, Radama II ranks 17Before him are Stonewall Jackson, Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, Christian Friedrich Hebbel, Sam Houston, Natalia Pushkina, and Auguste Bravais. After him are Eilhard Mitscherlich, Dost Mohammad Khan, Princess Maria Augusta of Saxony, Archduke Maximilian of Austria-Este, Giovanni Battista Amici, and Mangas Coloradas.

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In Madagascar

Among people born in Madagascar, Radama II ranks 10 out of 36Before him are Andrianampoinimerina (1745), Ranavalona II (1829), Didier Ratsiraka (1936), Radama I (1793), Philibert Tsiranana (1912), and Marc Ravalomanana (1949). After him are Rasoherina (1814), Gabriel Ramanantsoa (1906), Rainilaiarivony (1828), Hery Rajaonarimampianina (1958), Albert Zafy (1927), and Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo (1901).

Among POLITICIANS In Madagascar

Among politicians born in Madagascar, Radama II ranks 9Before him are Andrianampoinimerina (1745), Ranavalona II (1829), Didier Ratsiraka (1936), Radama I (1793), Philibert Tsiranana (1912), and Marc Ravalomanana (1949). After him are Rasoherina (1814), Gabriel Ramanantsoa (1906), Rainilaiarivony (1828), Hery Rajaonarimampianina (1958), Albert Zafy (1927), and Andry Rajoelina (1974).