Raila Odinga

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Raila Amolo Odinga (born 7 January 1945) is a Kenyan politician who served as the Prime Minister of Kenya from 2008 to 2013. He is assumed as the Leader of Opposition in Kenya since 2013 as the New Constitution of Kenya does not prescribe for such a position. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Langata from 1992 to 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raila Odinga has received more than 1,055,075 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Raila Odinga is the 12,224th most popular politician (down from 10,787th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Kenya (down from 14th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Kenyan Politician.

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Among politicians, Raila Odinga ranks 12,224 out of 15,710Before him are Martín Carrera, Nellie Tayloe Ross, Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh, Johan Ramstedt, Muhammetnazar Gapurow, and Alexander Zakharchenko. After him are David Dinkins, Raúl Cubas Grau, R. B. Bennett, Joshua Brookes, Andrej Bajuk, and Annette Lu.

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Among people born in 1945, Raila Odinga ranks 327Before him are Tony Kaye, Pakalitha Mosisili, Pierre Michon, Meira Kumar, Paul Kennedy, and Dennis Nilsen. After him are Liu Yandong, Tommy Svensson, Gamal El-Ghitani, Roland Moreno, Mario Livio, and Robert T. Bakker.

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Among people born in Kenya, Raila Odinga ranks 18 out of 121Before him are Ben Jipcho (1943), Philippa Gregory (1954), Chris Froome (1985), Uhuru Kenyatta (1961), Richard Leakey (1944), and Zena Marshall (1926). After him are Edi Gathegi (1979), Eliud Kipchoge (1984), Naftali Temu (1945), Wilson Kipketer (1972), Amos Biwott (1947), and Paul Tergat (1969).


Among politicians born in Kenya, Raila Odinga ranks 6Before him are Wangari Maathai (1940), Jomo Kenyatta (1893), Daniel arap Moi (1924), Mwai Kibaki (1931), and Uhuru Kenyatta (1961). After him are Tom Mboya (1930).

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