Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga

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Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (born 1 December 1937) is a Latvian politician who served as the sixth President of Latvia from 1999 to 2007. She is the first woman to hold the post. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga has received more than 154,957 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga is the 2,600th most popular politician (up from 2,790th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Latvia (down from 9th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Latvian Politician.

Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga is a Latvian politician and the first woman to be elected president of Latvia. She served as president from 1999 to 2007.

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Among politicians, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga ranks 2,600 out of 15,710Before her are Alfonso II of Naples, Gennady Zyuganov, Choummaly Sayasone, Afonso I of Kongo, Lin Zexu, and Gaston Doumergue. After her are Mircea I of Wallachia, Abu Sa'id Bahadur Khan, Ali al-Sistani, Antanas Smetona, Edith Frank, and Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia.

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Among people born in 1937, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga ranks 40Before her are Juvénal Habyarimana, John Horton Conway, Robert Coleman Richardson, David Hockney, Richard Møller Nielsen, and Gennady Yanayev. After her are Thomas Pynchon, Colin Powell, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Robert Lucas Jr., Avram Hershko, and Jacques Santer.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga ranks 11 out of 242Before her are Isaiah Berlin (1909), Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (1761), Jānis Lūsis (1939), Nicolai Hartmann (1882), Mariss Jansons (1943), and Kārlis Ulmanis (1877). After her are Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948), Ernst Gideon von Laudon (1717), Jacob Kettler (1610), Aron Nimzowitsch (1886), Vera Mukhina (1889), and Peter von Biron (1724).


Among politicians born in Latvia, Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga ranks 2Before her are Kārlis Ulmanis (1877). After her are Ernst Gideon von Laudon (1717), Jacob Kettler (1610), Peter von Biron (1724), Ernst Johann von Biron (1690), Guntis Ulmanis (1939), Andris Bērziņš (1944), Egils Levits (1955), Pauline Therese of Württemberg (1800), Frederick William, Duke of Courland (1692), and Jānis Čakste (1859).