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Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

1951 - 2010

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Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ((listen); 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 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 799,265 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 60 in 2019). Umaru Musa Yar'Adua is the 11,107th most popular politician (down from 10,548th 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 11,107 out of 15,577Before him are Saifuddin Azizi, Osceola, Geir Haarde, Mehmed Said Pasha, Chris Dickerson, and Hugh V, Count of Maine. After him are Dub, King of Scotland, Josep Sunyol, Lorenzo Priuli, Otto Ender, Licinianus, and Sophie Wilmès.

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Among people born in 1951, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 175Before him are Alfredo Astiz, Timo Salonen, Charly García, Kazumi Takada, Christopher Cross, and Geir Haarde. After him are Muhammed Faris, François Bayrou, Jacques Villeret, William Katt, Shigeru Umebayashi, and Harry Hamlin. Among people deceased in 2010, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 165Before him are Magda Frank, Peter Steele, Pernell Roberts, Luigi Poggi, Bobbejaan Schoepen, and Juan Carlos González. After him are Hank Jones, Nicola Cabibbo, Ronald Neame, Huang Hua, Petra Schürmann, and Roberto Rosato.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua ranks 17 out of 236Before him are Olusegun Obasanjo (1937), Jay-Jay Okocha (1973), Ken Saro-Wiwa (1941), Tony Allen (1940), Sani Abacha (1943), and Francis Arinze (1932). After him are Goodluck Jonathan (1957), Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (1977), Shehu Shagari (1925), Ernest Shonekan (1936), Yakubu Gowon (1934), and C. Odumegwu Ojukwu (1933).

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 Goodluck Jonathan (1957), Shehu Shagari (1925), Ernest Shonekan (1936), Yakubu Gowon (1934), C. Odumegwu Ojukwu (1933), Abdullah al-Thani (1954), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (1954), and Ibrahim Babangida (1941).