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Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972

LC control no.n 79065621
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Personal name headingNkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972
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Variant(s)Nkrumah, Francis Nwia Koffi Kwame, 1909-1972
Nkrumah, Kwame, Pres. Ghana, 1909-1972
Osagyefo, 1909-1972
See alsoGhana. President (1961-1966 : Nkrumah)
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Associated countryGhana Guinea
Birth date1909-09-21
Death date1972-04-27
Place of birthWestern Region (Ghana)
Nkroful (Ghana)
Place of deathBucharest (Romania)
Field of activityGhana--Politics and government Pan-Africanism
Profession or occupationPresidents Politicians
Found inHis Address to the Trans-Volta Togoland Council ... 1954.
Britannica academic edition online, Mar. 27, 2014 (Kwame Nkrumah; b. Sep. 21, 1909, Nkroful, Gold Coast (now Ghana); d. Apr. 27, 1972, Bucharest, Romania; headed Ghana from its independence in 1957 until overthrown by a coup in 1966; prime minister Mar. 1957, became president in 1960 when Ghana became a republic under a new constitution; focused much of his energy on campaigning for political unity of Africa, as economic conditions worsened in Ghana; after 1966 coup he found asylum in Guinea)
Kwame Nkrumah, 2016: page 5 (Francis Nwia Koffi Kwame Nkrumah)
Associated languageeng