Herbert Chitepo

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Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Death Date
Mar 18, 1975 (51)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Death Date
Mar 18, 1975 (51)

About

Zimbabwean politician who led the Zimbabwe African National Union from 1963 to 1975. He was also the first black citizen of Rhodesia to become a barrister.

Before Fame

He studied at Adam's College, Natal, South Africa, and then became a teacher.

Trivia

He was assassinated in March of 1975 when a bomb went off in his car.

Family Life

His family came from the Manyika clan, part of the Shona people.

Associated With

He and Margaret Dongo were both politicians from Zimbabwe.