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Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame NkrumahAKA Kwame Nwia Kofie Nkrumah

Born: 21-Sep-1909
Birthplace: Nkroful, Ghana
Died: 27-Apr-1972
Location of death: Bucharest, Romania
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Accra, Ghana

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State, Politician

Nationality: Ghana
Executive summary: First President of Ghana

Father: Kofi Ngonloma
Mother: Elizabeth Nyanibah
Wife: Helena Ritz Fathia (m. 31-Dec-1957, 3 children)
Son: Gokeh
Daughter: Samia Yarba
Son: Sekou Ritz

    University: Government Training College, Accra, Ghana (1927)
    University: BA, Lincoln University Pennsylvania (1939)
    University: BA Theology, Lincoln University Pennsylvania (1942)
    University: MS Education, University of Pennsylvania (1942)
    University: MA Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania (1943)

    President of Ghana 1960 to 24-Feb-1966 (overthrown)
    Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
    Lenin Peace Prize 1962
    Assassination Attempt Aug-1962
    Exiled 24-Jan-1966
    Traveled to the USSR Feb-1966
    Nzema Ancestry


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