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|2nd President of Botswana|
13 July 1980 – 31 March 1998
|Preceded by||Seretse Khama|
|Succeeded by||Festus Mogae|
23 July 1925|
|Died||22 June 2017
|Political party||Botswana Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s)||Gladys Molefi Olebile|
|Alma mater||Bangwaketse Reserve|
Quett Ketumile Joni Masire, GCMG (23 July 1925 – 22 June 2017) was a Botswana politician. He was the second President of Botswana for the Botswana Democratic Party from 1980 to 1998. He was born in Kanye.
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- G. Williams; Brian Hackland (1988). The dictionary of contemporary politics of Southern Africa. Taylor & Francis. pp. 147–8. ISBN 978-0-415-00245-5. http://books.google.com/books?id=7acOAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA147.
- "Former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire Dies at Aged 91". Independent. 23 June 2017. https://www.independent.co.ug/former-botswana-president-sir-ketumile-masire-dies-aged-91/. Retrieved 23 June 2017.