William Tolbert

1913 - 1980

William Tolbert

William Richard Tolbert Jr. (13 May 1913 – 12 April 1980) was the 20th President of Liberia from 1971 until 1980, when he was killed in a coup d'état led by Samuel Doe. Trained as a civil servant, he entered the country's House of Representatives in 1943 for the True Whig Party, then the only established party in the country. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Tolbert has received more than 171,720 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9,161st most popular politician.

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  • 29

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  • 3.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.78

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Among politicians, William Tolbert ranks 9,114 out of 14,801Before him are Alexander Guchkov, Christian Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, Enlil-nirari, Félix Tshisekedi, Magnus Erlendsson, Earl of Orkney, and Carlos Westendorp. After him are Anne Jules de Noailles, Georges Catroux, Marais Viljoen, Andrey Andreyevich Andreyev, Manuel Roxas, and James Mancham.

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Among people born in 1913, William Tolbert ranks 129Before him are Nikolai Amosov, Eiji Toyoda, Maria Tănase, Abraham Sutzkever, Gig Young, and George Koval. After him are Anthony Quayle, Géza Kalocsay, Eugene Odum, Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz, Salvador Espriu, and Renato Castellani. Among people deceased in 1980, William Tolbert ranks 117Before him are Sohrab Sepehri, Terence Fisher, Roza Eskenazi, Edelmiro Julián Farrell, Toyen, and Ernst Ocwirk. After him are Dorothy Day, Gerhard Hanappi, Egon Pearson, Simonne Mathieu, David Janssen, and Justas Paleckis.

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In Liberia

Among people born in Liberia, William Tolbert ranks 5 out of 14Before him are Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (1938), George Weah (1966), Charles Taylor (1948), and Samuel Doe (1951). After him are Leymah Gbowee (1972), William Tubman (1895), Gyude Bryant (1949), Moses Blah (1947), Ola John (1992), Ziad Fazah (1954), and Collins John (1985).

Among POLITICIANS In Liberia

Among politicians born in Liberia, William Tolbert ranks 4Before him are Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (1938), Charles Taylor (1948), and Samuel Doe (1951). After him are William Tubman (1895), Gyude Bryant (1949), and Moses Blah (1947).

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