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Birthday
5, 1936
Birthplace
Esigodini, Zimbabwe
Death Date
Nov 10, 2003 (67)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
5, 1936
Birthplace
Esigodini, Zimbabwe
Death Date
Nov 10, 2003 (67)

About

Politician who was the first President of Zimbabwe and served from 1980 until 1987. He was known for bringing together two of the country's political parties, the Zimbabwe African National Union and the Zimbabwe African People's Union.

Before Fame

He was a student at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

Trivia

He served one year in prions after being found guilty of sodomy in 1997.

Family Life

He married Janet Mbuyazwe in 1961 and they had four children together.

Associated With

His Prime Minister was Robert Mugabe.