Robert Mugabe

1924 - 2019

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Robert Gabriel Mugabe (; Shona: [muɡaɓe]; 21 February 1924 – 6 September 2019) was a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017. He served as Leader of the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) from 1975 to 1980 and led its successor political party, the ZANU – Patriotic Front (ZANU–PF), from 1980 to 2017. Ideologically an African nationalist, during the 1970s and 1980s he identified as a Marxist–Leninist, and as a socialist after the 1990s.Mugabe was born to a poor Shona family in Kutama, Southern Rhodesia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Mugabe has received more than 11,574,560 page views. His biography is available in 119 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 114 in 2019). Robert Mugabe is the 640th most popular politician (up from 657th in 2019), the most popular biography from Zimbabwe and the most popular Zimbabwean Politician.

Robert Mugabe is the president of Zimbabwe and has been in power since 1987. He is most famous for his policies, which have led to hyperinflation, a decline in agricultural production, and an increase in unemployment.

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Over the past year Robert Mugabe has had the most page views in the with 868,645 views, followed by French (108,730), and Russian (86,313). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are (14,666.67%), Korean (682.72%), and Classical Chinese (92.87%)


Among politicians, Robert Mugabe ranks 640 out of 19,576Before him are Franjo Tuđman, Hafez al-Assad, Henry I of France, Árpád, Charles I of Anjou, and Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator. After him are Abd al-Rahman I, Gaiseric, Ehud Barak, Farouk of Egypt, Archduke Franz Karl of Austria, and Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1924, Robert Mugabe ranks 8Before him are Marlon Brando, George H. W. Bush, Charles Aznavour, Marcello Mastroianni, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, and Kim Dae-jung. After him are Eli Cohen, Süleyman Demirel, Sarah Vaughan, Jean-François Lyotard, Ezer Weizman, and Jacques Le Goff. Among people deceased in 2019, Robert Mugabe ranks 6Before him are Jacques Chirac, Toni Morrison, Karl Lagerfeld, Niki Lauda, and Agnès Varda. After him are Jeffrey Epstein, Rutger Hauer, Robert Forster, Bruno Ganz, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, and Mohamed Morsi.

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In Zimbabwe

Among people born in Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe ranks 1 out of 45After him are Emmerson Mnangagwa (1942), Ian Smith (1919), Charlene, Princess of Monaco (1978), Canaan Banana (1936), Albert Lutuli (1898), Rupiah Banda (1937), Morgan Tsvangirai (1952), Joshua Nkomo (1917), John Love (1924), Alexander McCall Smith (1948), and Abel Muzorewa (1925).

Among POLITICIANS In Zimbabwe

Among politicians born in Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe ranks 1After him are Emmerson Mnangagwa (1942), Ian Smith (1919), Canaan Banana (1936), Albert Lutuli (1898), Rupiah Banda (1937), Morgan Tsvangirai (1952), Joshua Nkomo (1917), Abel Muzorewa (1925), Lobengula (1845), Roy Welensky (1907), and Phelekezela Mphoko (1940).