William Tubman

1895 - 1971

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William Vacanarat Shadrach Tubman (29 November 1895 – 23 July 1971) was a Liberian politician. He was the 19th President of Liberia and the longest-serving president in the country's history, serving from his election in 1944 until his death in 1971. Tubman is regarded as the "father of modern Liberia"; his presidency was marked by attracting sufficient foreign investment to modernize the economy and infrastructure. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Tubman has received more than 380,882 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). William Tubman is the 10,414th most popular politician (up from 11,001st in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Liberia (down from 7th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Liberian Politician.

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Among politicians, William Tubman ranks 10,414 out of 15,710Before him are Phraya Manopakorn Nititada, Achaeus, Ion Gigurtu, Isa Mustafa, Phan Văn Khải, and David A. Granger. After him are Anaxidamus, Haji Mohammad Chamkani, William R. King, Santiago Casares Quiroga, Dawit II, and Gyula Peidl.

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Among people born in 1895, William Tubman ranks 144Before him are Gustav von Wangenheim, Stefan Rowecki, Rudolph Minkowski, Mario Camerini, Paul Gorguloff, and Lucía Sánchez Saornil. After him are Neco, Marie-Dominique Chenu, Max Valier, Alfred Neuland, Fulton J. Sheen, and Itō Noe. Among people deceased in 1971, William Tubman ranks 107Before him are Princess Adelaide of Schaumburg-Lippe, Bill W., Thomas E. Dewey, Shunryū Suzuki, John Dall, and Harald Öhquist. After him are Josef Košťálek, Lester Germer, William F. Albright, Carlos P. Garcia, Koichi Kudo, and Armando Picchi.

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In Liberia

Among people born in Liberia, William Tubman ranks 8 out of 18Before him are George Weah (1966), Charles Taylor (1948), Samuel Doe (1951), William Tolbert (1913), Charles D. B. King (1875), and Leymah Gbowee (1972). After him are Edwin Barclay (1882), Moses Blah (1947), Gyude Bryant (1949), Ziad Fazah (1954), Ola John (1992), and Christopher Wreh (1975).

Among POLITICIANS In Liberia

Among politicians born in Liberia, William Tubman ranks 6Before him are Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (1938), Charles Taylor (1948), Samuel Doe (1951), William Tolbert (1913), and Charles D. B. King (1875). After him are Edwin Barclay (1882), Moses Blah (1947), and Gyude Bryant (1949).