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Thomas Klestil

1932 - 2004

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Thomas Klestil (German pronunciation: [ˈtoːmas ˈklɛstɪl] ; 4 November 1932 – 6 July 2004) was an Austrian diplomat and politician who served as president of Austria from 1992 until his death in 2004. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Klestil has received more than 166,783 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Thomas Klestil is the 26th most popular diplomat (down from 24th in 2019), the 263rd most popular biography from Austria (up from 281st in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Diplomat.

Thomas Klestil was the president of Austria from 1992 to 2004. He is most famous for his role in the breakup of the Soviet Union.

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Among diplomats, Thomas Klestil ranks 26 out of 52Before him are Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Chaim Herzog, George F. Kennan, Viktor Chernomyrdin, Megasthenes, and John Mott. After him are George Blake, Irina Bokova, Giovanni Villani, Édith Cresson, Alfonso García Robles, and Antony Blinken.

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Among people born in 1932, Thomas Klestil ranks 69Before him are Peter Eisenman, Pier Angeli, Sheldon Lee Glashow, David Scott, Sonny Liston, and Pierre-Gilles de Gennes. After him are Petula Clark, Walter Gilbert, Rainer Weiss, Naina Yeltsina, Fernando Arrabal, and Emmanuelle Arsan. Among people deceased in 2004, Thomas Klestil ranks 35Before him are Jerry Goldsmith, Ingrid Thulin, Sune Bergström, Godfrey Hounsfield, Gérard Debreu, and John Vane. After him are Robert Merle, Matthäus Hetzenauer, Julius Axelrod, Andriyan Nikolayev, Edward B. Lewis, and Theo van Gogh.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Thomas Klestil ranks 263 out of 1,237Before him are Karl Silberbauer (1911), Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739), Ludwig Ritter von Köchel (1800), Katharina Schratt (1853), Max Steiner (1888), and Max Perutz (1914). After him are Archduchess Eleanor of Austria (1534), Leopold Joseph von Daun (1705), Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg (1711), Paul Watzlawick (1921), Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria (1878), and Cecilia Renata of Austria (1611).

Among DIPLOMATS In Austria

Among diplomats born in Austria, Thomas Klestil ranks 1