Tom Thabane

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Thomas Motsoahae Thabane (born 28 May 1939) is a Mosotho politician who was the Prime Minister of Lesotho from 2012 to 2015 and from 2017 to 2020. He is leader of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) political party. Thabane served in the government of Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili from 1998 to 2006 as a member of the ruling Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD), but in 2006 he split from the LCD and launched the All Basotho Convention (ABC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Thabane has received more than 253,594 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Tom Thabane is the 8,102nd most popular politician (up from 10,811th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Lesotho (up from 4th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Mosotho Politician.

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Among politicians, Tom Thabane ranks 8,102 out of 15,710Before him are Odo of Bayeux, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois, Geoffrey II of Villehardouin, Poul Schlüter, Friedrich Ferdinand von Beust, and Louis VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt. After him are John VII of Constantinople, Frederick III, Duke of Austria, Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł, Theodoric I, Duke of Upper Lorraine, False Dmitry III, and Beatrice of Vermandois.

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Among people born in 1939, Tom Thabane ranks 162Before him are Czesław Niemen, Judy Chicago, Adelardo Rodríguez, Dick Scobee, Festus Mogae, and János Göröcs. After him are William Devane, Susan Flannery, R. Budd Dwyer, Kathryn Joosten, Silvana Armenulić, and Jerry Brudos.

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In Lesotho

Among people born in Lesotho, Tom Thabane ranks 3 out of 8Before him are Letsie III of Lesotho (1963) and Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho (1938). After him are Moshoeshoe I (1786), Pakalitha Mosisili (1945), Olive Schreiner (1855), Leabua Jonathan (1914), and Prince Lerotholi Seeiso (2007).

Among POLITICIANS In Lesotho

Among politicians born in Lesotho, Tom Thabane ranks 3Before him are Letsie III of Lesotho (1963) and Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho (1938). After him are Moshoeshoe I (1786), Pakalitha Mosisili (1945), and Leabua Jonathan (1914).