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Mohammad Mossadegh Biography and Profile

Mohammad Mossadegh Biography and Profile Updated

🕔12:00, 3.Jan 2018

Mohammad Mossadegh (16 June 1882-1967), Iranian nationalist politician and prime minister (1951-1953), led the movement for the nationalization of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. His democratically elected government was overthrown as the result of a coup d’état sponsored by Great Britain and the United States.

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Kemi Adeosun: Her Biography and Profile

Kemi Adeosun: Her Biography and Profile

🕔10:00, 2.Jan 2018

Kemi Adeosun was born on 9 March 1967. Kemi holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Financial Management form University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies) as well as a BSc Hons Degree in Applied Economics from University of East London. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and has 22 years’ post qualification experience.

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Akinwunmi Ambode Biography and Profile

Akinwunmi Ambode Biography and Profile

🕔09:23, 1.Jan 2018

Akinwunmi Ambode was born on June 14, 1963 at the Epe General Hospital, Epe, Lagos, as the sixth of ten children. His late father, Festus Akinwale Ambode was a teacher while his mother, Christianah Oluleye Ambode (nee Oresanya) was an entrepreneur who ran a thriving sewing business in her prime. In 1967, when Akin was still four years old, his father moved to the mainland part of Lagos with the family and continued his teaching career until his death in 1981. Akinwunmi Ambode began his education at St. Jude’s Primary School, Ebutte Meta, Lagos, Nigeria in 1969. In 1974, while still in Primary 5, he sat for the National Common Entrance Examinations and was admitted to Federal Government College, Warri in the same year.

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Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (Rajinikanth) Biography and Profile

Shivaji Rao Gaekwad (Rajinikanth) Biography and Profile

🕔17:40, 31.Dec 2017

Rajinikanth was born on December 12 1950 in Karnataka, India. He was the fourth child to his parents Ramabai and Ramoji Rao Gaekwad. His original name was Shivaji Rao Gaekwad. He lost his mother at the age of five. He had his schooling at the Acharya Patasala in Bangalore and then at the Vivekananda Balak Sangh, a unit of the Ramakrishna Mission. His mother tongue is Marathi, though he has not done any movie in it. Before starting his career in the film industry, he had to take up all sorts of odd jobs. He served as a bus conductor for Karnataka state transport corporation in Bangalore. It was during this time that he nurtured his acting interests by performing in various stage plays.

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Vladimir Lenin Biography and Profile

Vladimir Lenin Biography and Profile

🕔10:25, 30.Dec 2017

Vladimir Lenin was born Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov on April 22, 1870, in Simbirsk, Russia, which was later renamed Ulyanovsk in his honor. Vladimir Lenin founded the Russian Communist Party, led the Bolshevik Revolution and was the architect of the Soviet state. He was the posthumous source of “Leninism,” the doctrine codified and conjoined with Marx’s works by Lenin’s successors to form Marxism-Leninism, which became the Communist worldview. He has been regarded as the greatest revolutionary leader and thinker since Marx.

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Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso: His Biography and Profile

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso: His Biography and Profile Updated

🕔10:00, 30.Dec 2017

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was born on 21 October 1956. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso popularly knows as Rabiu Kwankwaso is a Nigerian politician. He was two times Governor of Kano State from 1999–2003 and 2011–2015. He was the first governor of Kano State in the fourth republic who was elected under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (Nigeria). Kwankwaso lost re-election bid in 2003 to Ibrahim Shekarau and was in July same year appointed Defense Minister by President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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Gordon Douglas Jones Biography and Profile

Gordon Douglas Jones Biography and Profile

🕔15:38, 29.Dec 2017

Gordon Douglas Jones was born on 4 May 1954 into a blue-collar family in Fairfield, Alabama – to a father who worked for U.S. Steel and a stay-at-home mom, one grandfather who was a steelworker and the other a coal miner – I am a product and lifelong resident of Alabama. I, too, spent some time working a union job in the steel mill between school. The respect I learned for my parents and grandparents – the hard work they did has shaped my respect for those who work to feed a family – and try to make their children’s lives better.

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Barack Obama Biography and Profile

Barack Obama Biography and Profile Updated

🕔01:00, 28.Dec 2017

Barack Obama was born in Honolulu in 1961. Barack Obama went on to become President of the Harvard Law Review and a U.S. senator representing Illinois. Barack Obama was the 44th president of the United States, and the first African American to serve in the office. First elected to the presidency in 2008, he won a second term in 2012.

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Thabo Mbeki Biography and Profile

Thabo Mbeki Biography and Profile

🕔18:34, 27.Dec 2017

Thabo Mbeki is a South African politician best known as the two-term president of South Africa after Nelson Mandela. Thabo Mbeki is a South African politician born on June 18, 1942, in Mbewuleni, Idutywa, South Africa. The anti-apartheid supporter rose within the political ranks of the African National Congress.

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Angela Merkel Biography and Profile

Angela Merkel Biography and Profile

🕔18:26, 27.Dec 2017

Angela Merkel is a German politician best known as the first female chancellor of Germany and one of the architects of the European Union. Angela Dorothea Kasner, better known as Angela Merkel, was born in Hamburg, West Germany, on July 17, 1954. After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Merkel joined the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) political party. Soon after, she was appointed to Helmut Kohl’s cabinet as minister for women and youth, and later she served as minister for the environment and nuclear safety.

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Aung San Suu Kyi Biography and Profile

Aung San Suu Kyi Biography and Profile

🕔18:21, 27.Dec 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi is the state counsellor of Myanmar and winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace. Born in Yangon, Myanmar, in 1945, Aung San Suu Kyi spent much of her early adult years abroad before returning home and becoming an activist against the brutal rule of dictator U Ne Win.

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George Weah Biography and Profile

George Weah Biography and Profile

🕔15:30, 26.Dec 2017

Liberian soccer star George Weah was named African, European and World Player of the Year in 1995 and has since become a prominent humanitarian and politician.

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