Ian Khama

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Birthday
27, 1953
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
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Birthday
27, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
England

About

English-born Botswana Democratic Party politician. He served as Vice President of Botswana from 1998-2008 and as fourth President of Botswana beginning in 2008.

Before Fame

After training at England's Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, he became a Botswana Defense Force commander.

Trivia

He began his presidential administration with Mompati Merafhe as Vice President; Ponatshego Kedikilwe later assumed the office.

Family Life

He was born during a period when his father, President of Botswana Seretse Khama, was living in exile in England as a result of his marriage to a Caucasian British woman (Ian Khama's mother, Ruth Williams Khama).

Associated With

He and Senegalese President Abdou Diouf were born in the same year.