Surya Bahadur Thapa

1928 - 2015

Surya Bahadur Thapa

Surya Bahadur Thapa (Nepali: सूर्य बहादुर थापा; March 21, 1928 – April 15, 2015) was the only Nepali politician a five-time Prime Minister of Nepal. He served under three different kings in a political career lasting more than 50 years. He started as a little known 4-day-flop as acting PM in 1955 but was widely respected and well liked. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Surya Bahadur Thapa has received more than 59,543 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,080th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Surya Bahadur Thapa ranks 11,992 out of 14,801Before him are Aldfrith of Northumbria, Lorenzo Batlle y Grau, Mahmoud Jibril, James Brady, Mohsen Rezaee, and Andrew Cuomo. After him are François Asselineau, Zotto, Vladimir Potanin, Muharrem İnce, Peter Altmaier, and Juan Luis Sanfuentes.

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Among people born in 1928, Surya Bahadur Thapa ranks 337Before him are Kate Wilhelm, Pierre Tchernia, Joe Morello, Nunzio Gallo, Johnny Griffin, and Arthur Foulkes. After him are Dick Van Patten, Peter Taylor, Ann Blyth, Maggie McNamara, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, and Władysław Hasior. Among people deceased in 2015, Surya Bahadur Thapa ranks 285Before him are Dolph Schayes, Jacques Parizeau, Ron Moody, Andy White, Robert Z'Dar, and Boris Morukov. After him are Patricia Crone, Evelyn Furtsch, Helmut Dietl, Dick Van Patten, Csaba Fenyvesi, and Martin Gilbert.

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In Nepal

Among people born in Nepal, Surya Bahadur Thapa ranks 24 out of 40Before him are Sushil Koirala (1939), KP Sharma Oli (1952), Laxmi Prasad Devkota (1909), Krishna Prasad Bhattarai (1924), Nirmala Joshi (1934), and Pushpa Kamal Dahal (1954). After him are Apa Sherpa (1960), Dipendra of Nepal (1971), Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah (1875), Suman Pokhrel (1967), Sher Bahadur Deuba (1946), and Jhala Nath Khanal (1950).


Among politicians born in Nepal, Surya Bahadur Thapa ranks 16Before him are Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (1980), Tribhuvan of Nepal (1906), Sushil Koirala (1939), KP Sharma Oli (1952), Krishna Prasad Bhattarai (1924), and Pushpa Kamal Dahal (1954). After him are Dipendra of Nepal (1971), Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah (1875), Sher Bahadur Deuba (1946), Jhala Nath Khanal (1950), Khil Raj Regmi (1949), and Queen Aishwarya of Nepal (1949).

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