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Rawlings, Jerry J., 1947-

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    • Rawlings, J. J. (Jerry J.), 1947-
    • Rawlings, John Jerry, 1947-
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        • Organization: (naf) Ghana. Armed Forces Revolutionary Council
        • Organization: (naf) Provisional National Defense Council (Ghana)
        • Organization: (naf) National Democratic Congress (Ghana)
        • Organization: (naf) Economic Community of West African States
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        (naf) Accra (Ghana)
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        (naf) Ghana
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  • Sources

    • found: Harrell-Bond, B.E. Diary of a rev. "which might have been," 1980 (subj.)v. 1, p. 1 (Flight Lieutenant Jerry J. Rawlings) p. 2 (b. Accra 6/22/47)
    • found: His No turning back, 1982:t.p. (J.J. Rawlings)
    • found: Lumor, D.S. Le Ghana de Rawlings à travers la presse ... c1986:t.p. (Rawlings) p. 4 of cover (John Jerry Rawlings)
    • found: His Selected speeches of Flt. Lt. J.J. Rawlings ... 1983- :v. 3, t.p. (Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, chairman of the Provisional National Defence Council)
    • found: Intl. WW, 1995-96(Rawlings, Flight-Lieut. Jerry; inauguarated Pres. of Ghana, Jan. 1993)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Dec 13, 2006(Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings; b. June 22, 1947, Accra; president of Ghana, June 4, 1979-Sept. 24, 1979, Dec. 31, 1981-Jan. 7, 2001)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 18, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Rawlings, Jerry John; Jerry Rawlings John; military officer, president of Ghana; born 22 June 1947 in Accra, Ghana; enlisted at the Military Academy and Training School, Teshie, Accra (1967); qualified as a commissioned pilot officer (1969), flight officer (1971) and flight-lieutenant (1978); led the Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC); restored the country to civilian rule through democratic elections (1979); returned to power through coup d'état (1981); formed a military government named Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC); resigned from the Ghana Armed Forces (1992) and founded the National Democratic Congress (NDC); became president (1992, and 1996-2000); recipient of the World Hunger Prize (1993); two-terms chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS))
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    • 1980-12-17: new
    • 2015-05-29: revised
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