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Mugabe, Robert Gabriel, 1924-2019

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Personal name headingMugabe, Robert Gabriel, 1924-2019
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Variant(s)Mugabe, Robert G., 1924-
See alsoOfficiated corporate body: Zimbabwe. Prime Minister (1980-1987 : Mugabe)
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Associated countryZimbabwe
Birth date1924-02-21
Death date2019-09-06
Place of birthZvimba District (Zimbabwe)
AffiliationUniversity of Fort Hare African National Congress Local Government Training Institute, Chalimbana Campus Zimbabwe African National Union
Profession or occupationPrime ministers Presidents Educators
Found inBaker, P. H. The birth of Zimbabwe, 1980 (subj.) p. 9 (Robert Gabriel Mugabe; b. 2/21/24)
Wikipedia, Jan. 31, 2015 (Robert Gabriel Mugabe ... President of Zimbabwe ... elected as Prime Minister, head of government, in 1980, and served in that office until 1987)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 8, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mugabe, Robert Gabriel; president, revolutionary, educator; born 21 February 1924 in Zvimba, Zimbabwe, Kutama Mission; a BA in history and English literature from University of Fort Hare, South Africa (1952); returned to Southern Rhodesia to teach; joined the African National Congress (ANC); lectured at Chalimbana Teacher Training College in Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia (1955-1958); was a secondary school teacher in Ghana; returned to Rhodesia (1960); the NDP appointed him secretary for information and publicity (1961); became the ZANU party leader; eleven years in prison for plotting "terrorism"; studied for three undergraduate degrees at British universities; proclaimed party president (1977); returned home from five years of exile (1980); announced the advent of the economic structural adjustment program (ESAP) (1990-1995); sent in his army against massive riots (1998); won the 2000 parliamentary elections; elections in 2002 again rigged in Mugabe's favor; authorized "Operation Murambatsvina" (Operation Drive Out Dirt) (2005); the Global Political Agreement made him prime minister (2008); the fifth longest- serving head of state in Africa (of 2011))
The life and times of Robert G. Mugabe, 2016.
The New York Times, 6 Sept 2019: (Robert Mugabe, the first prime minister and later president of independent Zimbabwe, who traded the mantle of liberator for the armor of a tyrant and presided over the decline of one of Africa's most prosperous lands, died on Friday [6 Sept 2019] in Singapore, where he had been receiving medical care. He was 95)
Obituary, September 2019: title page (CDE R.G. Mugabe (Gushungo))
Associated languageeng