Yoweri Museveni

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Yoweri Museveni

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (pronunciation ; born 15 September 1944) is a Ugandan politician who has been President of Uganda since 1986. Museveni was involved in rebellions that toppled notorious Ugandan leaders Idi Amin (1971–79) and Milton Obote (1980–85) before capturing power in the 80s. In the mid- to late 1990s, Museveni was celebrated by the West as part of a new generation of African leaders. During Museveni's presidency, Uganda has experienced relative peace and significant success in battling HIV/AIDS. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoweri Museveni has received more than 1,951,509 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,042nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Yoweri Museveni ranks 3,021 out of 14,801Before him are Alexander II of Macedon, Jomo Kenyatta, Mstislav I of Kiev, Ayas Mehmed Pasha, Lenín Moreno, and Günter Schabowski. After him are Alexander Jannaeus, Ibrahim ibn al-Walid, Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria, Alexios I of Trebizond, Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, and Jean Casimir-Perier.

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Among people born in 1944, Yoweri Museveni ranks 49Before him are Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Helmut Berger, Kunishige Kamamoto, John Holmes, Gennady Zyuganov, and Sylvie Vartan. After him are Gérard Mourou, Bernhard Schlink, Luigi Riva, Makoto Kobayashi, François Cevert, and Serge Haroche.

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In Uganda

Among people born in Uganda, Yoweri Museveni ranks 3 out of 20Before him are Idi Amin (1923) and Milton Obote (1925). After him are Tito Okello (1914), Charles Lwanga (1860), Mutesa II of Buganda (1924), Joseph Kony (1961), Godfrey Binaisa (1920), Yusuf Lule (1912), Apolo Nsibambi (1940), John Akii-Bua (1949), and Danny Faure (1962).