Ali Hassan Mwinyi

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Ali Hassan Mwinyi
2nd President of Tanzania
In office
5 November 1985 – 23 November 1995
Prime MinisterJoseph Warioba (1985–90)
John Malecela (1990–94)
Cleopa Msuya (1994–95)
Preceded byJulius Nyerere
Succeeded byBenjamin Mkapa
3rd President of Zanzibar
In office
30 January 1984 – 24 October 1985
Preceded byAboud Jumbe
Succeeded byIdris Abdul Wakil
Personal details
Born(1925-05-08)8 May 1925
Kivure, Pwani Region, Tanzania
Died29 February 2024(2024-02-29) (aged 98)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Political partyCCM
Spouse(s)Siti Mwinyi
RelationsHussein Mwinyi (son)
Nickname(s)Mzee Ruksa

Ali Hassan Mwinyi (8 May 1925 – 29 February 2024) was a Tanzanian politician.[1] He was the second President of Tanzania from 1985 to 1995.[1] Before that he had been Interior Minister and Vice President.[1] He also was chairman of the ruling party, the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) from 1990 to 1996.[1]

Mwinyi was born in Kivure, in the Pwani Region. He died of lung cancer at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, on 29 February 2024, at the age of 98.[2][3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Europa Publications, Europa (2003). The International Who's Who 2004. Routledge. p. 1193. ISBN 978-1-85743-217-6.
  2. @azamtvt (February 29, 2024). "Rais wa awamu ya pili, Ali Hassan Mwinyi afariki dunia" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. "Tanzania's former President Ali Hassan Mwinyi dies". TRT Afrika. 29 February 2024. Retrieved 29 February 2024.

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