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Kenneth Kaunda
Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age

Kenneth Kaunda Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 28 April 1924


: Chinsali, Zambia


: Taurus


: 19 April 2017


: 92 years

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Kenneth Kaunda  Wiki

  • He was President of Zambia, from 1964 to 1991
Born:28 April 1924 Comment
When did Kenneth Kaunda die? / Died19 April 2017
How many years did Kenneth Kaunda live? / Lived92 years
Where was Kenneth Kaunda born?Chinsali, Zambia
Zodiac sign:Taurus
Hair color:Black
Eyes color:Black

Who was Kenneth Kaunda? / Facts   

  • Kaunda is the youngest of eight children born to an ordained Church of Scotland missionary and teacher
  • He followed his father's steps in becoming a teacher
  • He was at the forefront of the struggle for independence from British rule
  • Dissatisfied with Nkumbula's leadership of the Northern Rhodesian African National Congress, he broke away and founded the Zambian African National Congress, later becoming the head of the United National Independence Party
  • He was the first President of the independent Zambia
  • In 1972 all political parties except UNIP were banned
  • At the same time, Kaunda oversaw the acquisition of majority stakes in key foreign-owned companies
  • The oil crisis of 1973 and a slump in export revenues put Zambia in a state of economic crisis
  • International pressure forced Kaunda to change the rules that had kept him in power
  • Multi-party elections took place in 1991, in which Frederick Chiluba, the leader of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy, ousted Kaunda
  • Kaunda was briefly stripped of Zambian citizenship in 1999 but the decision was overturned the following year

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  • The power which establishes a state is violence; the power which maintains it is violence; the power which eventually overthrows it is violence.
  • When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.

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