Samuel Schmid

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Samuel Schmid

Samuel Schmid (born 8 January 1947) is a Swiss politician who was a member of the Swiss Federal Council from 2000 to 2008. He was the head of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports (notably acting as a defense minister for Switzerland). Schmid was born in Rüti bei Büren, Canton of Bern. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Schmid has received more than 28,804 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9,969th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Samuel Schmid ranks 9,919 out of 14,801Before him are Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, Louis Charles Delescluze, John II of Jerusalem, Gabriel Antonio Pereira, Rafael Núñez, and Vitale I Michiel. After him are Élias Sarkis, Dirk VII, Count of Holland, Alexander Miasnikian, Vera Aceva, Nicaea of Macedon, and Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar.

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Among people born in 1947, Samuel Schmid ranks 220Before him are Petra Kelly, Pascal Lamy, James Dyson, Robert David Hall, Martin Winterkorn, and Uli Edel. After him are Sally Oldfield, Ray Wise, Andrew Blake, William Atherton, Jozef De Kesel, and Jerry Rawlings.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Samuel Schmid ranks 272 out of 540Before him are Henri Schwery (1932), Anders Arborelius (null), Moritz Leuenberger (1946), Erhard Loretan (1959), Vincent Perez (1964), and Stan Wawrinka (1985). After him are Bertrand Piccard (1958), Henri Druey (1799), Robert Julius Trumpler (1886), Heinrich Sutermeister (1910), Ralph Benatzky (1884), and Daniel Schmid (1941).

Among POLITICIANS In Switzerland

Among politicians born in Switzerland, Samuel Schmid ranks 35Before him are Johann Schneider-Ammann (1952), Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf (1956), Gustave Ador (1845), Didier Burkhalter (1960), Giuseppe Motta (1871), and Moritz Leuenberger (1946). After him are Henri Druey (1799), Walter Hauser (1837), Maximilian Ulysses Browne (1705), Orgetorix (null), Elisabeth Kopp (1936), and Otto Stich (1927).

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