Sam Nujoma

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Sam Nujoma
Sam Nujoma.jpg
1st President of Namibia
In office
21 March 1990 – 21 March 2005
Prime Minister Hage Geingob (1990–2002)
Theo-Ben Gurirab (2002–2005)
Preceded by office established
Succeeded by Hifikepunye Pohamba
President of SWAPO
In office
19 April 1960 – 29 November 2007
Preceded by Himself as president of OPO
Succeeded by Hifikepunye Pohamba
President of OPO
In office
19 April 1959 – 19 April 1960
Preceded by office established
Succeeded by Himself as president of SWAPO
Personal details
Born 12 May 1929 (1929-05-12) (age 88)
Ongandjera, Southwest Africa
(now Namibia)
Political party SWAPO
Spouse(s) Kovambo Theopoldine Nujoma
(m. 1956)
Children Utoni
John Ndeshipanda
Sakaria Nefungo
Nelago
Usuta
Alma mater University of Namibia
Religion Lutheran
Website www.samnujomafoundation.org

Samuel Daniel Shafiishuna "Sam" Nujoma (/nˈjmə/; born 12 May 1929) is a Namibian politician. He was the first President of Namibia from 1990 to 2005.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nujoma succeeded by Pohamba", AFP (IOL), 30 November 2007.

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