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Chona, M. Mainza

LC control no.n 82057215
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LC classificationPL8741.9.C53
Personal name headingChona, M. Mainza
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Variant(s)Mainza, M. C.
Chona, Mainza Mathias, 1930-
Associated countryZambia
Birth date1930-01-21
Death date2001-12-11
Place of birthNampeyo (Zambia)
Place of deathJohannesburg (South Africa)
AffiliationGray's Inn United National Independence Party (Zambia) Oasis Forum
Profession or occupationLawyers Politicians Prime ministers Ambassadors
Found inHis Kabuca uleta tunji, 1971, c1956: t.p. (M. Mainza Chona)
Kabuca uleta tunji, c1956: t.p. (M.C. Mainza)
OCLC, Nov. 5, 2012 (hdgs.: Chona, M. Mainza; Chona, Mainza Mathias, 1930-; Mainza, M. C.)
Mainza Chona WWW home page, Nov. 5, 2012: (Mainza Chona; Matthias Mainza Chona; b. 1930; d. 2001; Zambian veteran politician and Nationalist)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Chona, Mainza Mathias; lawyer, politician, vice president, prime minister of Zambia, ambassador; born 21 January 1930 in Nampeyo, Zambia. He studied law at Gray's Inn in London (1955-1958); joined United National Independence Party (UNIP) (1959); was the party's national secretary (1960s), vice president and prime minister; chaired the Chona Commission (1972); was apointed ambassador to China (1984-1989) and ambassador to France (1989-1992); was linked to the Oasis Forum. He died 11 December 2001 in Johannesburg, South Africa)
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