Simonetta Sommaruga

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Simonetta Myriam Sommaruga (born 14 May 1960) is a Swiss politician who served as President of the Swiss Confederation for 2020. A member of the Social Democratic Party (SP/PS), she has been a Member of the Swiss Federal Council since 2010. Sommaruga has served as head of the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications since 2019 and previously was head of the Federal Department of Justice and Police. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simonetta Sommaruga has received more than 384,485 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Simonetta Sommaruga is the 4,016th most popular politician (up from 7,585th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 203rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Swiss Politician.

Simonetta Sommaruga is most famous for being the first woman to serve as a Swiss Federal Councillor. She was also the Vice President of the Swiss Confederation and President of the Swiss Council of States.

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Among politicians, Simonetta Sommaruga ranks 4,016 out of 15,710Before her are William, Duke of Nassau, Jiroemon Kimura, Haitham bin Tariq, Paolo Gentiloni, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Birger, King of Sweden. After her are Rudy Giuliani, Hadım Suleiman Pasha, Juan, Count of Montizón, Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, George Vella, and Emperor Hanzei.

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Among people born in 1960, Simonetta Sommaruga ranks 34Before her are Miguel Díaz-Canel, Hassan Nasrallah, James Spader, Michael Nyqvist, Careca, and Pierre Littbarski. After her are Andreas Brehme, Damon Hill, Nena, John F. Kennedy Jr., Kristin Scott Thomas, and Jeffrey Dahmer.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Simonetta Sommaruga ranks 111 out of 749Before her are Richard R. Ernst (1933), Louis Chevrolet (1878), Germain Henri Hess (1802), Heinrich Bullinger (1504), Albert Anker (1831), and Blaise Cendrars (1887). After her are Paul Guldin (1577), Jakob Steiner (1796), Jacob Sprenger (1435), Antoine-Henri Jomini (1779), Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889), and Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905).

Among POLITICIANS In Switzerland

Among politicians born in Switzerland, Simonetta Sommaruga ranks 7Before her are Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1945), Jacques Necker (1732), Albert II, Duke of Austria (1298), Rudolf II, Duke of Austria (1270), Louis, Duke of Savoy (1413), and Humbert I, Count of Savoy (980). After her are Judith of Habsburg (1271), Ueli Maurer (1950), Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1867), Kurt Huber (1893), Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria (1938), and Micheline Calmy-Rey (1945).