Taur Matan Ruak

1956 - Today

Taur Matan Ruak

José Maria Vasconcelos GColIH (born 10 October 1956), popularly known by his nom de guerre Taur Matan Ruak (Tetum for "Two Sharp Eyes") is an East Timorese politician who has served as the Prime Minister of East Timor since 22 June 2018. He was also President of East Timor from 20 May 2012 to 20 May 2017. Before entering politics, he was the Commander of the FALINTIL-Forças de Defesa de Timor-Leste (F-FDTL), the military of East Timor, from 2002 until 6 October 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taur Matan Ruak has received more than 156,786 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8,808th most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 51.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Taur Matan Ruak ranks 8,762 out of 14,801Before him are Albert II, Duke of Bavaria, Adib Shishakli, Mahendra of Nepal, Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom, Dámaso Berenguer, and Jakaya Kikwete. After him are Jiong of Xia, Shamshi-Adad IV, Apolinario Mabini, Infanta Maria of Guimarães, Sobekhotep VI, and Hiệp Hòa.

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Among people born in 1956, Taur Matan Ruak ranks 91Before him are Bo Derek, Momir Bulatović, Kazuyo Sejima, Sultan bin Salman Al Saud, Frances Arnold, and El Risitas. After him are Fernando Gomes, Mimi Rogers, Sebastian Coe, Hans van Breukelen, Rolandas Paksas, and Luis Guzmán.

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In Timor-Leste

Among people born in Timor-Leste, Taur Matan Ruak ranks 3 out of 6Before him are Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo (1948) and Xanana Gusmão (1946). After him are Mari Alkatiri (1949), Francisco Xavier do Amaral (1937), and Nicolau dos Reis Lobato (1946).

Among POLITICIANS In Timor-Leste

Among politicians born in Timor-Leste, Taur Matan Ruak ranks 2Before him are Xanana Gusmão (1946). After him are Mari Alkatiri (1949), Francisco Xavier do Amaral (1937), and Nicolau dos Reis Lobato (1946).

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