John Magufuli

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Birthday
29, 1959
Birthplace
Tanzania
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1959 (age 60)
Birthplace
Tanzania

About

Politician who began serving as the fifth President of Tanzania in 2015. He was elected after having served as an industrial chemist at Nyanza Cooperative Union Limited, a Member of Parliament and the Deputy Minister for Works. 

Before Fame

He worked as a teacher at the The Sengerema Secondary School in the early 80s. He received a doctorate degree in chemistry from the University of Dar es Salaam. 

Trivia

He has come under scrutiny for his anti-LGBT policies, including his enforcement of a 30-year prison sentence for homosexuality. 

Family Life

He married schoolteacher Janeth Magufuli, with whom he has several children. 

Associated With

He succeeded Jakaya Kikwete as the President of Tanzania.