Thomas Tlou

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Thomas Tlou (1 June 1932 – 28 June 2010) was a Botswana academic and historian. Tlou was the first Motswana (Botswana citizen) to be vice-chancellor of the University of Botswana, serving from 1985 to 1998. After, he continued at the university as professor of history, finally retiring in 2005.

Tlou died in Gaborone, Botswana from a heart attack, aged 78.

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  • Tlou, Thomas; Campbell, Alec (1997). History of Botswana (2nd ed.). Gaborone: Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-36531-3.
  • Tlou, Thomas; Parsons, Neil and Henderson, Willie (1995). Seretse Khama, 1921-1980. Macmillan.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  • Tlou, Thomas (1985). A History of Ngamiland: 1750 to 1906. Macmillan.