Ahmad Tejan Kabbah

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Ahmad Tejan Kabbah
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3rd President of Sierra Leone
In office
March 29, 1996 – May 25, 1997
Vice President Albert Joe Demby
Preceded by Julius Maada Bio (military junta)
Succeeded by Johnny Paul Koroma (military junta)
3rd President of Sierra Leone
In office
March 10, 1998 – September 17, 2007
Vice President Solomon Berewa
Preceded by Johnny Paul Koroma (military junta)
Succeeded by Ernest Bai Koroma
Leader of the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP)
In office
1996–2005
Preceded by Salia Jusu-Sheriff
Succeeded by Solomon Berewa
Personal details
Born Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah
(1932-02-16)February 16, 1932
Pendembu, Kailahun District, Sierra Leone
Died February 16, 1932(1932-02-16)
Nationality Sierra Leonean
Political party Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP)
Spouse(s)

Patricia Kabbah (deceased)

Isata Jabbie Kabbah (2008 present) [1]
Children

Five children:

  • Mariama Kabbah
  • Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Jr. (deceased)
  • Abubacar Kabbah
  • Isata Kabbah
  • Michael Kabbah
Residence Goderich, Western Area, Sierra Leone
Alma mater

Aberystwyth University (Aberystwyth, Wales)

(Cardiff, Wales)
Profession Economist, lawyer
Religion Islam

Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah (February 16, 1932 – March 13, 2014) was a Sierra Leonean politician, economist and lawyer. He was the third President of Sierra Leone from 1996 to 1997 and again from 1998 to 2007. He was born in Pendembu, Kailahun District.

Kabbah died after a long illness on March 13, 2014. He was 82 years old.[1]

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  1. "Sierra Leone's Ahmad Tejan Kabbah dies". BBC. March 13, 2014. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 

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