Nana Akufo-Addo

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Birthday
29, 1944
Birthplace
Ghana
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Ghana

About

After serving the Abuakwa and Akim Abuakwa South constituencies in the Ghanaian Parliament, this New Patriotic Party politician became Attorney General of Ghana and, later, Ghanaian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Before Fame

After studying at Lancing College in Sussex, England, he earned an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Ghana. He later worked as a lawyer in France, England, and his native Ghana.

Trivia

He ran for President of Ghana in both 2008 and 2012, losing to John Atta Mills and John Mahama, respectively.

Family Life

His marriage to politician's daughter Rebecca Griffiths-Randolph resulted in five children.

Associated With

In the mid 1990s, he organized a series of demonstrations against then-President Jerry Rawlings' Value Added Tax policy.