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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
1,020 words

Angola was a land with dynamic kingdoms—Kongo, Ndongo, Kasange, and Matamba—and trading systems when the Portuguese arrived in 1482.

Kenneth Kaunda

Kenneth Kaunda  

(b. 28 Apr. 1924).President of Zambia 1964–91Born at Lubwe, he became a teacher and a minister in the Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Politically active from the early 1950s, he advanced to become ...

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