Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

1951 - 2010

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Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ((); 16 August 1951 – 5 May 2010) was a Nigerian politician who served as the president of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010. He was declared the winner of the Nigerian presidential election held on 21 April 2007, and was sworn in on 29 May 2007. He previously served as the governor of Katsina State from 1999 to 2007; and was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has received more than 949,370 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Umaru Musa Yar'Adua is the 10,496th most popular politician (up from 10,906th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 17th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Nigerian Politician.

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Among politicians, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 10,496 out of 19,576Before him are Sansang of Goguryeo, Ariarathes IV of Cappadocia, Gaius Octavius Tidius Tossianus Lucius Javolenus Priscus, Galla, Bernhard I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Huai of Xia. After him are Lê Thánh Tông, Brigi Rafini, Harald Klak, Agesilaus I, Vakhtang II of Georgia, and Jean de Roquetaillade.

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Among people born in 1951, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 166Before him are Zeudi Araya, Angela Voigt, Gregory Winter, Bernardo Atxaga, Timo Salonen, and Walter de Silva. After him are Patriarch Daniel of Romania, Kathryn D. Sullivan, Isa Mustafa, Viktor Sukhorukov, Ivars Godmanis, and Christopher Cross. Among people deceased in 2010, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 148Before him are Girija Prasad Koirala, Sinan Hasani, Cesare Siepi, Albert Ghiorso, Roberto Rosato, and Ernst von Glasersfeld. After him are Fud Leclerc, Rudolf Barshai, Steingrímur Hermannsson, José Torres, Alan Sillitoe, and Eugène Terre'Blanche.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 18 out of 309Before him are Hakeem Olajuwon (1963), Olaudah Equiano (1745), Sani Abacha (1943), Ken Saro-Wiwa (1941), Francis Arinze (1932), and Goodluck Jonathan (1957). After him are Rashidi Yekini (1963), Abdulsalami Abubakar (1942), Amos Tutuola (1920), Victor Osimhen (1998), Nwankwo Kanu (1976), and Nana Asmaʼu (1793).

Among POLITICIANS In Nigeria

Among politicians born in Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 6Before him are Muhammadu Buhari (1942), Bola Tinubu (1952), Olusegun Obasanjo (1937), Sani Abacha (1943), and Goodluck Jonathan (1957). After him are Abdulsalami Abubakar (1942), Ibrahim Babangida (1941), Shehu Shagari (1925), Yakubu Gowon (1934), C. Odumegwu Ojukwu (1933), and Murtala Mohammed (1938).