Ricardo Lagos

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Ricardo Froilán Lagos Escobar (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo fɾojˈlan ˈlaɣos eskoˈβaɾ]; born 2 March 1938) is a Chilean lawyer, economist and social-democratic politician who served as President of Chile from 2000 to 2006. He won the 1999-2000 presidential election by a narrow margin in a runoff over Independent Democrat Union (UDI) candidate Joaquín Lavín. Lagos was the third president from the center-left Coalition of Parties for Democracy to have ruled Chile since 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ricardo Lagos has received more than 244,669 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Ricardo Lagos is the 4,544th most popular politician (down from 3,450th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Chile (down from 12th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Chilean Politician.

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Among politicians, Ricardo Lagos ranks 4,544 out of 15,710Before him are Rainier I of Monaco, Lord of Cagnes, László Sólyom, Sten Sture the Younger, Gunther, Josef Bühler, and Gaston Thorn. After him are Anawrahta, Hetepheres II, Giovanni Sforza, Frederick II, Elector of Brandenburg, Rudolf Brandt, and Julia Flavia.

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Among people born in 1938, Ricardo Lagos ranks 85Before him are Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld, Takehiko Kawanishi, Oscar Robertson, Ian Stewart, Fela Kuti, and Leiji Matsumoto. After him are Klaus Schwab, Juliet Anderson, Radivoj Korać, David Baltimore, Carlos Bilardo, and McCoy Tyner.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Ricardo Lagos ranks 17 out of 225Before him are Claudio Arrau (1903), Violeta Parra (1917), Patricio Aylwin (1918), Manuel Pellegrini (1953), Roberto Bolaño (1953), and Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911). After him are Hugo Gunckel Lüer (1901), Lautaro (1534), Iván Zamorano (1967), Luis Corvalán (1916), Elías Figueroa (1946), and Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942).


Among politicians born in Chile, Ricardo Lagos ranks 8Before him are Salvador Allende (1908), Michelle Bachelet (1951), Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), Sebastián Piñera (1949), Patricio Aylwin (1918), and Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911). After him are Luis Corvalán (1916), Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Jorge Alessandri (1896), Orlando Letelier (1932), Gabriel González Videla (1898), and Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877).