Jerry Rawlings

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Jerry John Rawlings
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Jerry John Rawlings
President of Ghana
(1st President of the 4th Republic)
In office
7 January 1993 – 7 January 2001
Vice PresidentKow Nkensen Arkaah (1993–1997)
John Atta Mills (1997–2001)
Preceded byHilla Limann
(as Head of State of the 3rd Republic)
Succeeded byJohn Agyekum Kufuor
Chairperson of ECOWAS
In office
1994–1996
Head of State of Ghana
In office
31 December 1981 – 7 January 1993
Vice PresidentNone
Preceded byHilla Limann
Head of State of Ghana
In office
4 June 1979 – 24 September 1979
Preceded byGeneral Fred Akuffo
Succeeded byHilla Limann
Personal details
Born (1947-06-22) 22 June 1947 (age 71)
Accra, Gold Coast (now Ghana)
Political partymilitary – AFRC (1979)
military – PNDC (1981–93)
Multi-Party Democracy – NDC (1993–2001)
Spouse(s)Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings
Children4
ProfessionFighter pilot
AwardsUDS Honorary Award
Military service
Allegiance Ghana
Branch/serviceGhana Air Force
Years of service1968–92
RankFlight Lieutenant

Jerry John Rawlings (born 22 June 1947)[1] is a Ghanaian politician and military official. He served as the 1st President of the Fourth Republic Ghana serving from 1993 to 2001.

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  1. "FLT LT JERRY JOHN RAWLINGS Former President of The Republic of Ghana". Archived from the original on 27 December 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2013.

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