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 was 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 from 1999 to 2007; and was a member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has received more than 687,019 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Umaru Musa Yar'Adua is the 10,564th most popular politician (down from 9,896th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Nigeria and the 4th most popular Nigerian Politician.

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Among politicians, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 10,564 out of 15,710Before him are José María Vargas, Fyodor Dan, Kukrit Pramoj, Frederick V, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg, Ferenc Gyurcsány, and Shahabuddin Ahmed. After him are Mizengo Pinda, Simon Bolivar Buckner, Oisc of Kent, Penn Nouth, Charles James Fox, and Dom Mintoff.

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Among people born in 1951, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 167Before him are Isa Mustafa, Timo Salonen, Sydne Rome, Emmanuel Sanon, Nikolai Patrushev, and Corey Yuen. After him are François Bayrou, Bill Bryson, Mary McAleese, Chen Chien-jen, Bernardo Atxaga, and Mihai Ghimpu. Among people deceased in 2010, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 171Before him are Peter Steele, Magda Frank, Samuel T. Cohen, Kevin McCarthy, Hans Ørberg, and Zelda Rubinstein. After him are Corin Redgrave, Simon MacCorkindale, Vitaly Sevastyanov, Jean Rollin, Daniel Bensaïd, and Marcel Domingo.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 17 out of 200Before him are Olusegun Obasanjo (1937), Olaudah Equiano (1745), Ken Saro-Wiwa (1941), Jay-Jay Okocha (1973), Francis Arinze (1932), and Sani Abacha (1943). After him are Amos Tutuola (1920), Shehu Shagari (1925), Goodluck Jonathan (1957), Yakubu Gowon (1934), C. Odumegwu Ojukwu (1933), and Abdullah al-Thani (1954).

Among POLITICIANS In Nigeria

Among politicians born in Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 4Before him are Muhammadu Buhari (1942), Olusegun Obasanjo (1937), and Sani Abacha (1943). After him are Shehu Shagari (1925), Goodluck Jonathan (1957), Yakubu Gowon (1934), C. Odumegwu Ojukwu (1933), Abdullah al-Thani (1954), Ibrahim Babangida (1941), Murtala Mohammed (1938), and Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904).