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Jawara, Dawda Kairaba, Sir, 1924-2019


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  • Variants

    • Jawara, David, 1924-2019
    • Jawara, Dawda Kairaba, Sir, 1924-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1924-05-16
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2019-08-27
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Glasgow
        • Organization: (naf) Peoples' Progressive Party (Gambia)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Gambia. Department of the Prime Minister
    • Birth Place

        Barajally (Gambia)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Fajara (Gambia)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Gambia
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Scotland
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Jawara, Dawda Kairaba, Sir, 1924-
  • Sources

    • found: His Foreign policy guidelines, 1982:t.p. (Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, President of the Republic of the Gambia)
    • found: LC data base, 7/11/89(hdg.: Jawara, Dawda Kairaba, Sir, 1924- )
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Dec. 27, 2005(Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara; b. May 16, 1924; president of the Gambia, Apr. 24, 1970-July 22, 1994)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed February 18, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Jawara, Sir Dawda Kairaba; president, prime minister; born 1924 in Barajally, Gambia; attended Achimota College in the Gold Coast; studied veterinary surgery at the University of Glasgow; was appointed the colony's principal veterinary officer (1957); became one of the founders of the People's Progressive Party; became minister of education and chief minister (1962); was appointed prime minister (1965) and elected president (1970); won reelection to his fifth presidential term (1992); fled to Britain and lived in exile until 2002)
    • found: New York Times (online), Dawda Jawara, founding father of Gambia, dies at 95, September 4, 2019, viewed September 5, 2019(Dawda Jawara, veterinarian-turned-politician who led Gambia to independence from the British, died on August 27 at his home in Fajara, a suburb of Banjul, age 95; born in Barajally Tenda; upon return from Scotland where he studied veterinary medicine, he converted from Islam to Christianity and took the name David; later converted back to Islam; after 1994 coup he lived in exile in London)
  • Change Notes

    • 1989-09-01: new
    • 2019-09-06: revised
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