Charles Coghlan

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Birthday
24, 1863
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Aug 28, 1927 (64)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1863
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Aug 28, 1927 (64)

About

Politician who was the first Premier of Southern Rhodesia, holding office from 1923 until his death in 1927. He notably helped Southern Rhodesia achieve the status of self-governing Colony within the British Empire.

Before Fame

He came to Rhodesia in 1900 to practice as a lawyer.

Trivia

He supported the renewal of the British South Africa Company's Charter in 1914.

Family Life

His parents raised him in King William's Town in South Africa.

Associated With

He and Abba Eban were both politicians from South Africa.