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Sir Seretse Khama

(1921—1980) president of Botswana

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Botswana  

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Former British protectorate of Bechuanaland. British influence in the region was established by the London Missionary Society and traders operating northward from Cape Colony in the early 19th cent. ...
Khama, Seretse

Khama, Seretse (1921–1980)   Reference library

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Born in Serowe of royal parents, Seretse Khama inherited the title of chief of the Ngwato (Bamangwato) people, who make

Patrick Chrestien Gordon Walker

Patrick Chrestien Gordon Walker  

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(b. Worthing, Sussex, 7 Apr. 1907; d. London, 2 Dec. 1980)British; Foreign Secretary 1964–5; Baron (life peer) 1974 The son of a judge, Gordon Walker was brought up in India and educated at ...
Quett Ketumile Joni Masire

Quett Ketumile Joni Masire  

(b. 23 July 1925).President of Botswana 1980–98 Born in Kanye, in the southern part of what was then the British Crown Colony of Bechuanaland, he was trained as a teacher in South Africa and returned ...

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