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Khama, Seretse, Sir, 1921-1980

LC control no.n 85110383
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Personal name headingKhama, Seretse, Sir, 1921-1980
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Variant(s)Khama, S. M., 1921-1980
Khama, Seretse, 1921-1980
Khama, Seretse Goitsebeng Maphiri, Sir, 1921-1980
See alsoBotswana. President (1966-1980 : Khama)
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Associated countryBotswana England South Africa
Birth date1921-07-01
Death date1980-07-13
Place of birthSerowe (Botswana)
Place of deathGaborone (Botswana)
Field of activityBotswana--Politics and government Ngwato (African people)
AffiliationBotswana Democratic Party
Profession or occupationPresidents
Found inHis From the frontline, 1980: t.p. (Sir Seretse Khama)
LC data base, 5-1-85 (hdg.: Khama, Seretse, Sir, 1921- )
nuc86-54193: His From the frontline, 1980 (hdg. on OKentU rept.: Khama, Seretse, Sir, 1921-1980; usage: Sir Seretse Khama)
Dubbeld, G. Seretse Khama, 1992: t.p. (Seretse Khama) p. 59 (d. 7/13/80)
Encyclopedia Britannica online, June 15, 2016 (Sir Seretse Khama, b. July 1, 1921, Serowe, Bechuanaland (now Botswana); d. July 13, 1980, Gaborone, Botswana); first president of Botswana, after the former Bechuanaland protectorate gained independence from Great Britain; grandson of Khama III the Good; succeeded his father to chieftainship of the Ngwato (Mangwato, or Bamangwato) people at age 4; education in South Africa, studied law at University of Oxford; forced into exile from Bechuanaland by the British government until he renounced chieftainship in 1956; following his return to Bechuanaland as a private citizen he founded the Democratic Party in 1962 and became prime minister in 1965; as president he promoted ideal of multiracial democracy; reelected to successive terms, served as president until his death; his son, Ian Khama, became president in 2008)
Message to the Civil Service, April 22, 1966: title page (the Prime Minister, the Honourable Dr. S.M. Khama, O.B.E., M.L.A.)
Wikipedia, viewed March 1, 2017 (Seretse Khama; Sir Seretse Goitsebeng Maphiri Khama, KBE)
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