Hilla Limann

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Birthday
12, 1934
Birthplace
Ghana
Death Date
Jan 23, 1998 (63)
Birth Sign
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12, 1934
Birthplace
Ghana
Death Date
Jan 23, 1998 (63)

About

From 1979 until 1981, this People's National Party leader served as President of Ghana. He was the sole president of his country's Third Republic.

Before Fame

He earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of London and a doctorate in constitutional law and political science from the Sorbonne (the University of Paris).

Trivia

In the late 1960s, he headed the European Desk of Ghana's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During this same period, he helped draft Ghana's Constitution.

Family Life

A native of Gwollu, Gold Coast, Ghana, he later settled in Accra. His marriage to Fulera Limann produced children named Baba, Lariba, Lida, Sibi, Salma, Zilla, and Daani.

Associated With

When Limann was deposed in the mid-1960s, Jerry Rawlings took over as Ghana's leader.