Robert Mugabe was born

21 February 1924   Zimbabwe

On this day in 1924, a revolutionary and politician Robert Gabriel Mugabe was born in Kutama, Southern Rhodesia (present day Zimbabwe). Mugabe played a greater role in the formation of ZANU, served the country as Prime Minister from 1980 up to when he became the second President of the independent Zimbabwe in 1987. He resigned as president in November after a military intervention. Mugabe died in 2019.

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