Bakili Muluzi

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Elson Bakili Muluzi
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President of Malawi
In office
24 May 1994 – 24 May 2004
Vice PresidentJustin Malewezi and Chakufwa Chihana
Preceded byHastings Banda
Succeeded byBingu wa Mutharika
Personal details
Born (1943-03-17) 17 March 1943 (age 80)
Machinga, Nyasaland
Political partyMalawi Congress Party (before 1992)
UDF (1992–present)
Spouse(s)Annie Chidzira Muluzi
Patricia Shanil Muluzi

Elson Bakili Muluzi (born March 17, 1943 in Machinga, Nyasaland) is a Malawian politician. He was the first freely elected President of Malawi from 1994 to 2004.[1] He was also chairman of the United Democratic Front (UDF) until 2009. He replaced Hastings Kamuzu Banda as Malawi's president. He also served in Banda's cabinet as Minister without Portfolio, before retiring in 1980.

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  1. "Muluzi's daughter killed by lightning strike: Malawi ex-president left 'devastated'".

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