Sam Nujoma

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Sam Nujoma
1st President of Namibia
In office
21 March 1990 – 21 March 2005
Prime MinisterHage Geingob (1990–2002)
Theo-Ben Gurirab (2002–2005)
Preceded byoffice established
Succeeded byHifikepunye Pohamba
President of SWAPO
In office
19 April 1960 – 29 November 2007
Preceded byHimself as president of OPO
Succeeded byHifikepunye Pohamba
President of OPO
In office
19 April 1959 – 19 April 1960
Preceded byoffice established
Succeeded byHimself as president of SWAPO
Personal details
Born (1929-05-12) 12 May 1929 (age 94)
Ongandjera, Southwest Africa
(now Namibia)
Political partySWAPO
Spouse(s)Kovambo Theopoldine Nujoma
(m. 1956)
John Ndeshipanda
Sakaria Nefungo
Alma materUniversity of Namibia

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]

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

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