Festus Mogae

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Festus Mogae
3rd President of Botswana
In office
1 April 1998 – 1 April 2008
Vice PresidentIan Khama
Preceded byQuett Masire
Succeeded byIan Khama
Vice President of Botswana
In office
PresidentQuett Masire
Preceded byPeter Mmusi
Succeeded byIan Khama
Personal details
Born (1939-08-21) 21 August 1939 (age 84)
Serowe, Bechuanaland
Political partyBotswana Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Barbara Mogae
Alma materUniversity College, Oxford
University of Sussex
Festus Mogae with George Bush June 13, 2005

Festus Gontebanye Mogae (born 21 August 1939) is a Motswana politician. He served as President of Botswana from 1998 to 2008. He succeeded Quett Masire as President in 1998 and was reelected in October 2004. After being president for ten years, he stepped down in 2008 and was succeeded by Lieutenant General Ian Khama.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Botswana's Mogae set to retire", AFP (IOL), 15 July 2007.

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