William Tubman

1895 - 1971

William Tubman

William Vacanarat Shadrach Tubman (November 29, 1895 – July 23, 1971) was a Liberian politician. He was the 19th President of Liberia, 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 289,748 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11,082nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, William Tubman ranks 11,019 out of 14,801Before him are Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, Frances Cleveland, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, Teuvo Aura, Jonas Staugaitis, and Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Altenburg. After him are John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, Lucius Julius Caesar, Henry Knox, Cædwalla of Wessex, Anaxidamus, and Robert Borden.

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Among people born in 1895, William Tubman ranks 150Before him are Corrado Alvaro, Jerzy Kuryłowicz, Nigel Bruce, Vsevolod Ivanov, Virginia Rappe, and Ion Barbu. After him are Christian Herter, Liane Haid, Manuel Alonso Areizaga, Louis Raymond, Brian Horrocks, and Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes. Among people deceased in 1971, William Tubman ranks 110Before him are John Dall, Josef Košťálek, Gaito Gazdanov, Bobby Jones, Maguba Syrtlanova, and Gladys Cooper. After him are Simon Vestdijk, Jean Vilar, Jean-Pierre Monseré, Mario Magnozzi, Guillermo León Valencia, and Joseph Helffrich.

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In Liberia

Among people born in Liberia, William Tubman ranks 7 out of 14Before him are Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (1938), George Weah (1966), Charles Taylor (1948), Samuel Doe (1951), William Tolbert (1913), and Leymah Gbowee (1972). After him are Gyude Bryant (1949), Moses Blah (1947), Ola John (1992), Ziad Fazah (1954), Collins John (1985), and Sekou Oliseh (1990).

Among POLITICIANS In Liberia

Among politicians born in Liberia, William Tubman ranks 5Before him are Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (1938), Charles Taylor (1948), Samuel Doe (1951), and William Tolbert (1913). After him are Gyude Bryant (1949) and Moses Blah (1947).

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