Chris Hani

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Chris Hani
General Secretary of the South African Communist Party
In office
Preceded byJoe Slovo
Succeeded byCharles Nqakula
Deputy Commander of uMkhonto we Sizwe
PresidentOliver Tambo
Personal details
Martin Thembisile Hani

(1942-06-28)28 June 1942
Cofimvaba, Transkei, South Africa
(now Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape, South Africa)
Died10 April 1993(1993-04-10) (aged 50)
Dawn Park, Boksburg, South Africa
(now Dawn Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa)
Cause of deathAssassination
Political partyAfrican National Congress
South African Communist

Chris Hani (28 June 1942 – 10 April 1993) was a South African politician.[1] He was also the leader of the South African Communist Party and chief of staff of uMkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC).[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Chris Hani (1991). "My Life, An autobiography written in 1991". SA Communist Party. Archived from the original on 25 February 2017. Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  2. | Chris Hani is elected SACP Secretary | South African History Online