Desmond Tutu

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Desmond Tutu
Airchbishop Emeritus o Cape Toun
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Tutu, c. 2003
ProvinceAnglican Kirk o Soothren Africae
SeeCape Toun (retired)
Installed7 September 1986
Term endit1996
PredecessorP.W.R. Russell
SuccessorNjongonkulu Ndungane
Ither postsBishop o Lesotho
Bishop o Johannesburg
Airchbishop o Cape Toun
Orders
OrdinationDeacon Priest – 1960
Consecration1976
Personal details
Birth nameDesmond Mpilo Tutu
Born7 October 1931(1931-10-07)
Klerksdorp, Western Transvaal, Sooth Africae
Died26 December 2021 (aged 90)
Cape Toun, Sooth Africae
Alma materKing's College London
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Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931 - 26 December 2021) wis a Sooth African social richts activist an retired Anglican bishop who rose tae warldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent o apartheid.