Daniel Arap Moi

#91155
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
2, 1924
Birthplace
Sacho, Kenya
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1924 (age 93)
Birthplace
Sacho, Kenya

About

Politician who served as Kenyan President from 1978 to 2002. His administration was rife with abuses of human rights, as was discovered by United Nations and Amnesty International investigations.

Before Fame

He established the Kenya African Democratic Union in 1960.

Trivia

He was known by fellow Kenyans as "Nyayo", which his the Swahili word for "footsteps" and, as the second President, he often proclaimed he was following in the footsteps of the country's first President.

Family Life

He separated from his wife, Lena Moi, in 1974.

Associated With

He and Uhuru Kenyatta both served terms as President of Kenya.