|Janam||September 21, 1909
Nkroful, Gold Coast
|Maut||April 27, 1972
|Duusra naam||Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah|
|Kaahe jaana jaae hae||Head of state of Ghana, philosopher|
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah (born Francis Nwia-Kofi Ngonloma, September 21, 1909 – April 27, 1972) was an African political leader. He was well known for being the first Prime Minister (later President) of Ghana, and his vision for a united African continent. On March 6, 1957, after ten years of campaigning for Ghanaian independence, Nkrumah was elected and Ghana gained independence from British rule.
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