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Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

1942 - Today

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Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (Spanish pronunciation: [teoˈðoɾo oˈβjaŋɡ ˈŋɡema ˈmbasoɡo]; born 5 June 1942) is an Equatoguinean politician and former military officer who has served as the 2nd president of Equatorial Guinea since August 1979. He is the second longest consecutively serving current non-royal national leader in the world.After graduating from military school, Obiang held numerous positions under the presidency of his uncle, Francisco Macías Nguema before ousting him in a military coup that took place in August 1979. He has overseen Equatorial Guinea's emergence as an important oil producer, beginning in the 1990s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has received more than 1,220,173 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is the 1,617th most popular politician (down from 1,512th in 2019), the most popular biography from Equatorial Guinea and the most popular Equatorial Guinean Politician.

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is the president of Equatorial Guinea and has been since 1979. He is most famous for being in power for over 40 years.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo ranks 1,617 out of 15,710Before him are Ricimer, Cao Rui, Sasaki Kojirō, Karađorđe, Kamehameha I, and Charles-Henri Sanson. After him are Li Zicheng, Hassanal Bolkiah, Albert II, Duke of Austria, Horst Köhler, Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, and Diadumenian.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1942, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo ranks 31Before him are Calvin Klein, Werner Herzog, Daniel Barenboim, Ian McShane, Ehud Barak, and Lou Reed. After him are John Wayne Gacy, José Eduardo dos Santos, Jochen Rindt, Mohamed ElBaradei, Giacinto Facchetti, and Michael Bloomberg.

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In Equatorial Guinea

Among people born in Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo ranks 1 out of 6After him are Francisco Macías Nguema (1924), Ignacio Milam Tang (1940), Eric Moussambani (1978), Vicente Ehate Tomi (1968), and Miguel Abia Biteo Boricó (1961).

Among POLITICIANS In Equatorial Guinea

Among politicians born in Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo ranks 1After him are Francisco Macías Nguema (1924), Ignacio Milam Tang (1940), Eric Moussambani (1978), Vicente Ehate Tomi (1968), and Miguel Abia Biteo Boricó (1961).