Seretse Khama

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Sir Seretse Khama
1st Preses o Botswana
In office
September 30, 1966 – Julie 13, 1980
Vice Preses Quett Masire
Succeedit bi Quett Ketumile Joni Masire
Personal details
Born 1 Julie 1921(1921-07-01)
Serowe, Bechuanaland Pertectorate
Dee'd 13 Julie 1980(1980-07-13) (aged 59)
Gaborone, Botswana
Poleetical pairty Botswana Democratic Pairty
Spoose(s) Ruth Williams Khama
Bairns 4
Alma mater Varsity o Fort Hare
Balliol College, Oxford
Profession Barrister
Religion Christian

Sir Seretse Khama, KBE ( Julie 1, 1921 – Julie 13, 1980) wis a statesman frae Botswana. Born intae ane o the mair pouerfu o the ryal faimilies o whit wis then the Breetish Pertectorate o Bechuanaland, an eddicatit abroad in neighbourin Sooth Africae an in the Unitit Kinrick, he returned home—wi a popular but controversial bride—tae lead his kintra's unthirldom movement. He foondit the Botswana Democratic Pairty in 1962 an acame Prime Meenister in 1965. In 1966, Botswana gained unthirldom an Khama acame its first preses. Durin his presidency, the kintra unnerwent rapid economic an social progress.[1]

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