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us: Garang, John, 1945-2005


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    • us: De Mabior, Joh Garang, 1945-2005
    • us: Garang de Mabior, John, 1945-2005
    • us: Mabior, John Garang de, 1945-2005
    • us: Qaranq, Jūn, 1945-2005
    • us: ،قرنق، جون 1945-2005
    • us: قرنق، جون
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    • found: His John Garang speaks, 1987: t.p., etc. (John Garang) flyleaf (John Garang de Mabior; b. 1945, Southern Sudan; BA, PhD in econ., in US)
    • found: This convention is sovereign, 1994: t.p. (Dr. John Garang de Mabior)
    • found: Rasāʼil tārīkhīyah bayna al-Sayyid al-Ṣādiq al-Mahdī wa-al-Duktūr Jūn Qaranq, 2000: t.p. (Dr. John Garang [in rom.])
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Aug. 1, 2005 (under John Garang: John Garang de Mabior; b. June 23, 1945; d. July 30, 2005; vice president of Sudan and former leader of the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 23, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Garang, John; political figure, foreign military officer; born in 1945 in Wangkulei, Sudan; BA in economics from Grinnell College in Iowa (1968); agricultural economics at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; master's in agricultural economics at Iowa State (1973-1974); doctorate in agricultural economics at Iowa State (1981); absorbed at rank of captain in the Sudanese army; one of the founders of the Sudan People's Liberation Army / Movement (SPLA/M) at Etang in Ethiopia, becoming chair and commander in chief; fought to liberate south Sudan from Islamic fundamentalist governments (1983-2005); when a coup was waged against the SPLA/M leadership, it fractured into two factions- SPLA-Torit, led byGarang, and SPLA-Nassir, led by RiekMachar; the government of Sudan and SPLA/M signed the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) (2005); first vice president of Sudan and president of the government of southern Sudan, becoming the first south Sudanese to hold this position (2005); died 30 July 2005 in Imatong, Sudan)
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