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Busia, K. A. (Kofi Abrefa)

LC control no.n 79077273
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Personal name headingBusia, K. A. (Kofi Abrefa)
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Variant(s)Busia, Kofi Abrefa
Associated countryGhana
Birth date19130711
Death date19780828
Place of birthWenchi (Ghana)
Place of deathOxford (England)
Field of activityCivil service Social structure
AffiliationUniversity of Oxford University of London University College of Ghana Gold Coast. Legislative Council United Party (Ghana) Progress Party (Ghana) National Liberation Movement (Ghana)
Profession or occupationPrime ministers Teachers colleges Sociologists Authors
Found inAuthor's Report on a social survey of Sekondi-Takoradi, 1950.
The political biography of Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia, 1996: p. 13, etc. (b. July 11, 1913(?); d. 1978; politician and prime minister of Ghana)
Wikipedia, Sept. 17, 2014 (Kofi Abrefa Busia July 11, 1913, Wenchi, Gold Coast - Aug. 28, 1978, Oxford, United Kingdom) was Prime Minister of Ghana from 1969 to 1972; Ph.D. in in Social Anthropology from University College, Oxford)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 3, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Busia, Kofi Abrefa; Joseph Busia; educator, prime minister, political activist, sociologist; born 11 July 1913 in Wenchi, Ghana; taught at Achimota College, Achimota, Ghana; BA in medieval and modern history, London University; BA (1941), MA (1946) and D. Phil in social anthropology (1947), Oxford University; lecturer in African studies, helped establish Department of Sociology at the University College of the Gold Coast (now University of Ghana), Legon (1948); taught at University of Leiden, Netherlands and was a fellow of St. Antony's College, Oxford (1960s); elected to the Gold Coast Legislative Council (1950s); leader of the federalist National Liberation Movement; leader of the United Party (1957); chair of the National Liberation Council's political committee; launched the Progress Party (PP); served as the first prime minister of Ghana's Second Republic (1969-1972); established a National Service Corps (now the National Service Scheme); was overthrown in a military coup (1972); died 28 August 1978 in Oxford, England)
Associated languageeng