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Mahmood Mamdani

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Birthday
23, 1946
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1946 (age 74)
Birthplace
India

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An acclaimed expert on the African civil wars, he is better known as the husband of famous film director, Mira Nair. He was a longtime professor in Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.

Before Fame

He was born in Mumbai, India and was raised in Kampala, Uganda. He later studied political science at the University of Pittsburgh and went on to receive his PhD from Harvard University.

Trivia

He was ranked among the top public intellectuals in the world by several publications.

Family Life

He married filmmaker Mira Nair in 1988. The couple became parents to one son.

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His controversial piece on Robert Mugabe was widely criticized for being too soft on the dictator.

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