John Kufuor

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John Kufuor
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President of Ghana
(2nd President of the 4th Republic)
In office
7 January 2001 – 7 January 2009
Vice PresidentAliu Mahama
Preceded byJerry John Rawlings
Succeeded byJohn Atta Mills
Chairperson of the African Union
In office
30 January 2007 – 31 January 2008
Preceded byDenis Sassou Nguesso
Succeeded byJakaya Kikwete
Member of Parliament for Atwima Nwabiagya
(3rd Republic)
In office
24 September 1979 – 31 December 1981
Member of Parliament for Atwima Nwabiagya
(2nd Republic)
In office
1 October 1969 – 13 January 1972
Personal details
Born (1938-12-08) 8 December 1938 (age 80)
Kumasi, Colony of the Gold Coast
Political partyNew Patriotic Party
Spouse(s)Theresa Kufuor
Children5
Alma materExeter College, Oxford (1961–64),
Prempeh College (1954–58), Osei Tutu Boarding School (1951-1953)
ProfessionLawyer, businessman

John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor (born 8 December 1938) is a Ghanaian politician. He was President of Ghana from 7 January 2001 to 7 January 2009. He was also Chairperson of the African Union from 2007 to 2008.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ghana, Web. "Kufour A Freemason". GhanaWeb. ghananewsagency.org. Retrieved 30 November 2017.

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