Sam Nujoma

1929 - Today

Sam Nujoma

Samuel Shafiishuna Daniel Nujoma, (; born 12 May 1929) is a Namibian revolutionary, anti-apartheid activist and politician who served three terms as the first President of Namibia, from 1990 to 2005. Nujoma was a founding member and the first president of the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) in 1960. Prior to 1960, SWAPO was known as the Ovambo People's Organisation (OPO). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Nujoma has received more than 279,701 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,287th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Sam Nujoma ranks 4,262 out of 14,801Before him are Maria of Alania, Joaquim Chissano, Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg, Akhmad Kadyrov, Ordoño II of León, and Emperor Go-Saga. After him are Franz Seldte, Alparslan Türkeş, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica, Mesud I, Pepin the Hunchback, and John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg.

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Among people born in 1929, Sam Nujoma ranks 99Before him are Věra Chytilová, Hugo Claus, José Santamaría, Yozo Aoki, Bob Newhart, and Isabel Sarli. After him are Gordon Moore, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Alasdair MacIntyre, Bruno Cremer, Vera Miles, and Ira Levin.

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In Namibia

Among people born in Namibia, Sam Nujoma ranks 1 out of 11After him are Nǃxau ǂToma (1944), Hifikepunye Pohamba (1936), Hage Geingob (1941), Nahas Angula (1943), Saara Kuugongelwa (1967), Frankie Fredericks (1967), Behati Prinsloo (1988), Collin Benjamin (1978), Percy Montgomery (1974), and Michelle McLean (1972).

Among POLITICIANS In Namibia

Among politicians born in Namibia, Sam Nujoma ranks 1After him are Hifikepunye Pohamba (1936), Hage Geingob (1941), Nahas Angula (1943), and Saara Kuugongelwa (1967).

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