Thabo Mbeki

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Thabo Mbeki

Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki (Xhosa pronunciation: [tʰaɓɔ mbɛːkʼi]; born 18 June 1942) is a South African politician who served as the second president of South Africa from 16 June 1999 to 24 September 2008. On 20 September 2008, with about nine months left in his second term, Mbeki announced his resignation after being recalled by the National Executive Committee of the ANC, following a conclusion by judge C. R. Nicholson of improper interference in the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), including the prosecution of Jacob Zuma for corruption. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thabo Mbeki has received more than 1,717,530 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,618th most popular politician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Thabo Mbeki ranks 2,600 out of 14,801Before him are Hjalmar Branting, Ertuğrul Osman, Albert I, Prince of Monaco, Emperor Gaozong of Song, Sergey Lavrov, and Peter III of Portugal. After him are Fernando de la Rúa, Gerard de Ridefort, Adelaide of Maurienne, Ephialtes, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, and Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary.

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Among people born in 1942, Thabo Mbeki ranks 51Before him are Gilberto Gil, Manuel Castells, Alassane Ouattara, Giacomo Agostini, Tony Buzan, and Peter Greenaway. After him are Carlos Reutemann, Leo Beenhakker, Věra Čáslavská, Caetano Veloso, Jean-Claude Trichet, and Giancarlo Giannini.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Thabo Mbeki ranks 15 out of 220Before him are Desmond Tutu (1931), Miriam Makeba (1932), Elon Musk (1971), Paul Kruger (1825), Jacob Zuma (1942), and Max Theiler (1899). After him are P. W. Botha (1916), Charlize Theron (1975), Sydney Brenner (1927), Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark (1942), Allan MacLeod Cormack (1924), and Christiaan Hendrik Persoon (1761).

Among POLITICIANS In South Africa

Among politicians born in South Africa, Thabo Mbeki ranks 5Before him are Shaka (1787), F. W. de Klerk (1936), Paul Kruger (1825), and Jacob Zuma (1942). After him are P. W. Botha (1916), Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark (1942), Jan Smuts (1870), Cyril Ramaphosa (1952), D. F. Malan (1874), Abba Eban (1915), and Cetshwayo kaMpande (1826).

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