Kenneth Kaunda

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Kenneth Kaunda
Kaunda during an official visit to the United States in 1983
1st President of Zambia
In office
24 October 1964 – 2 November 1991
Preceded by British Colonial Governor
Succeeded by Frederick Chiluba
3rd Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement
In office
8 September 1970 – 5 September 1973
Preceded by Gamal Abdel Nasser
Succeeded by Houari Boumédienne
Personal details
Born 28 April 1924 (1924-04-28) (age 90)
Chinsali, Northern Rhodesia
Nationality Zambian
Political party UNIP
Spouse(s) Betty Kaunda
Children 8
Profession Teacher
Religion Presbyterian

Kenneth David Kaunda (born 28 April 1924), also known as KK, is a Zambian politician and teacher. He first served as the first President of Zambia from 1964 to 1991. He was also Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement from September 1970 to September 1973.

References[change | change source]

  • "Kaunda, Kenneth."Encyclopædia Britannica from Encyclopædia Britannica Online. URL:http://search.eb.com/eb/article-3849 Accessed 19 May 2006.
  • Fergus Macpherson, Kenneth Kaunda: The Times and the Man (1974)
  • Richard Hall, The High Price of Principles: Kaunda and the White South (1969)
  • David C. Mulford, Zambia: The Politics of Independence, 1957–1964 (1967)
  • At Ipenburg, 'All Good Men.' The Development of Lubwa Mission, Chinsali, Zambia, 1905–1967 (1992)

Other websites[change | change source]

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