Wan Azizah Wan Ismail

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Dato' Seri Wan Azizah binti Wan Ismail (Jawi: وان عزيزة بنت وان إسماعيل; born 3 December 1952) is a Malaysian politician who served as the 12th Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Women, Family and Community Development in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration under former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad from May 2018 to the collapse of the PH administration during a political crisis in February 2020. She was the first female Deputy Prime Minister, the first female Leader of the Opposition and the highest ever female political officeholder in the history of Malaysia. She has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Pandan since May 2018 as well as Permatang Pauh, on behalf of her husband Anwar Ibrahim, from November 1999 to March 2008 and again from May 2015 to May 2018. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has received more than 661,887 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is the 13,016th most popular politician (down from 12,454th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Singapore and the 11th most popular Singaporean Politician.

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Among politicians, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail ranks 13,016 out of 15,710Before her are Silli-Adad, Robert A. Taft, Lloyd Bentsen, José Ignacio Pavón, Ashur-nirari I, and Abdul Aziz al-Hakim. After her are Rim-Sin II, Nurul Amin, Jalal Dabagh, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Hubert Védrine, and Kliment of Tarnovo.

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Among people born in 1952, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail ranks 353Before her are Jiří Paroubek, Magdi Allam, Alex van Warmerdam, John L. Hennessy, Karen Shakhnazarov, and Abdul Aziz al-Hakim. After her are Anton Lesser, Tim Powers, Stanislav Seman, Arie Schans, Yousaf Raza Gillani, and Daryl Stuermer.

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In Singapore

Among people born in Singapore, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail ranks 14 out of 29Before her are Vanessa-Mae (1978), Wee Kim Wee (1915), Ho Ching (1953), Benjamin Sheares (1907), Ong Teng Cheong (1936), and Leslie Charteris (1907). After her are Kygo (1991), Jackson Rathbone (1984), Fann Wong (1971), Terry Butcher (1958), Annabel Chong (1972), and David Marshall (1908).

Among POLITICIANS In Singapore

Among politicians born in Singapore, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail ranks 11Before her are Goh Chok Tong (1941), Tony Tan (1940), S. R. Nathan (1924), Wee Kim Wee (1915), Ho Ching (1953), and Benjamin Sheares (1907). After her are David Marshall (1908).