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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Mugabe has received more than 9,484,452 page views. His biography is available in 110 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 101 in 2019). Robert Mugabe is the 514th most popular politician (up from 686th 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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Among politicians, Robert Mugabe ranks 514 out of 15,710Before him are Geronimo, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, Georges Clemenceau, Thutmose I, George II of Great Britain, and Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Menachem Begin, Frederick I of Prussia, Valerian, Fulgencio Batista, Olaf Tryggvason, and Emperor Wu of Han.

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Among people born in 1924, Robert Mugabe ranks 7Before him are Jimmy Carter, Marlon Brando, George H. W. Bush, Charles Aznavour, Marcello Mastroianni, and Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. After him are Kim Dae-jung, Truman Capote, Jean-François Lyotard, Eli Cohen, Sarah Vaughan, and Süleyman Demirel. Among people deceased in 2019, Robert Mugabe ranks 5Before him are Toni Morrison, Karl Lagerfeld, Jacques Chirac, and Niki Lauda. After him are Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Bruno Ganz, Rutger Hauer, Alexei Leonov, Agnès Varda, Franco Zeffirelli, and Doris Day.

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In Zimbabwe

Among people born in Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe ranks 1 out of 31After 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), John Love (1924), Alexander McCall Smith (1948), Joshua Nkomo (1917), and Lobengula (1845).

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), Lobengula (1845), Abel Muzorewa (1925), Phelekezela Mphoko (1940), and Roy Welensky (1907).