#215131 Overall Influence

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

President of Somalia; PDP Chairman; educator; civic, academic, and political activist


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is a Somali politician. He is the founder and current chairman of a large political aggregation party which have majority of parliament in both chambers Union for Peace and Development Party, He was the 8th President of Somalia from 16 September 2012 until 16 February 2017. A civil and political activist, Mohamud was previously a university professor and dean. In April 2013, Mohamud was named to the Time 100, TIME magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. His efforts at advancing national reconciliation, anti-corruption measures, and socio-economic and security sector reforms in Somalia were cited as reasons for the selection. He was born in Jalalaqsi, a small agricultural town situated in central Hiran of present-day Somalia, during the trusteeship period. and comes from a middle-class background. Hassan is married to Qamar Ali Omar and has children. He speaks Somali and English.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Barkatullah University

University in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Eastern Mennonite University


Somali National University

National university in Mogadishu

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How’s this person influential?
#2370 World Rank
#33248 World Rank