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Mugabe, Robert Gabriel, 1924-2019

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    • Mugabe, Robert G., 1924-
    • Gushungo
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1924-02-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2019-09-06
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Fort Hare
        • Organization: (naf) African National Congress
        • Organization: (naf) Local Government Training Institute, Chalimbana Campus
        • Organization: (naf) Zimbabwe African National Union
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Zvimba District (Zimbabwe)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Zimbabwe
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  • Sources

    • found: Baker, P. H. The birth of Zimbabwe, 1980 (subj.)p. 9 (Robert Gabriel Mugabe; b. 2/21/24)
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 31, 2015(Robert Gabriel Mugabe ... President of Zimbabwe ... elected as Prime Minister, head of government, in 1980, and served in that office until 1987)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 8, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Mugabe, Robert Gabriel; president, revolutionary, educator; born 21 February 1924 in Zvimba, Zimbabwe, Kutama Mission; a BA in history and English literature from University of Fort Hare, South Africa (1952); returned to Southern Rhodesia to teach; joined the African National Congress (ANC); lectured at Chalimbana Teacher Training College in Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia (1955-1958); was a secondary school teacher in Ghana; returned to Rhodesia (1960); the NDP appointed him secretary for information and publicity (1961); became the ZANU party leader; eleven years in prison for plotting "terrorism"; studied for three undergraduate degrees at British universities; proclaimed party president (1977); returned home from five years of exile (1980); announced the advent of the economic structural adjustment program (ESAP) (1990-1995); sent in his army against massive riots (1998); won the 2000 parliamentary elections; elections in 2002 again rigged in Mugabe's favor; authorized "Operation Murambatsvina" (Operation Drive Out Dirt) (2005); the Global Political Agreement made him prime minister (2008); the fifth longest- serving head of state in Africa (of 2011))
    • found: The life and times of Robert G. Mugabe, 2016.
    • found: The New York Times, 6 Sept 2019:(Robert Mugabe, the first prime minister and later president of independent Zimbabwe, who traded the mantle of liberator for the armor of a tyrant and presided over the decline of one of Africa's most prosperous lands, died on Friday [6 Sept 2019] in Singapore, where he had been receiving medical care. He was 95)
    • found: Obituary, September 2019:title page (CDE R.G. Mugabe (Gushungo))
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-08-26: new
    • 2020-07-16: revised
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