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date: 28 October 2020

Nkrumah, Kwame 1909–1972 Leading nationalist and prime minister of the Gold Coast from 1952 until its independence in 1957; later became prime minister and then president of independent Ghana. 

Source:
Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):

David P. Johnson, Jr.

Leader of the first sub-Saharan African colony to gain independence, Kwame Nkrumah was a towering figure in the Pan-Africanism movement ...

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