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Ahmad Tejan Kabbah

President of Sierra Leone

Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah (February 16, 1932 – March 13, 2014) was a Sierra Leonean politician, economist and lawyer. He was the third President of Sierra Leone from 1996 to 1997 and again from 1998 to 2007. He was born in Pendembu, Kailahun District.

Ahmad Tejan Kabbah
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3rd President of Sierra Leone
In office
March 29, 1996 – May 25, 1997
Vice PresidentAlbert Joe Demby
Preceded byJulius Maada Bio (military junta)
Succeeded byJohnny Paul Koroma (military junta)
3rd President of Sierra Leone
In office
March 10, 1998 – September 17, 2007
Vice PresidentSolomon Berewa
Preceded byJohnny Paul Koroma (military junta)
Succeeded byErnest Bai Koroma
Leader of the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP)
In office
1996–2005
Preceded bySalia Jusu-Sheriff
Succeeded bySolomon Berewa
Personal details
Born
Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah

(1932-02-16)February 16, 1932
Pendembu, Kailahun District, Sierra Leone
Died(1932-02-16)February 16, 1932
NationalitySierra Leonean
Political partySierra Leone People's Party (SLPP)
Spouse(s)Patricia Kabbah (deceased) Isata Jabbie Kabbah (2008 present) [1]
ChildrenFive children:
  • Mariama Kabbah
  • Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Jr. (deceased)
  • Abubacar Kabbah
  • Isata Kabbah
  • Michael Kabbah
ResidenceGoderich, Western Area, Sierra Leone
Alma materAberystwyth University (Aberystwyth, Wales) (Cardiff, Wales)
ProfessionEconomist, lawyer

Kabbah died after a long illness on March 13, 2014. He was 82 years old.[1]

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  1. "Sierra Leone's Ahmad Tejan Kabbah dies". BBC. March 13, 2014. Retrieved March 13, 2014.

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