Famous Ghanaian Historical Personalities

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Yaa Asantewaa
(Queens Mother)

Yaa Asantewaa
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Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Besease
Died: October 17, 1920

The Queen Mother of the Ashanti Empire, or modern-day Ghana, Yaa Asantewaa is remembered for leading her country against the British in the War of the Golden Stool. The war began when a British representative sat on the Golden Stool, considered a sacred emblem of the Ashanti people.

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Osei Kofi Tutu I
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Birthdate: 1660 AD
Birthplace: Anyinam, Ghana
Died: 1717 AD

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Otomfuo Opoku Ware II
(King of the Asante Kingdom)

Otomfuo Opoku Ware II
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Birthdate: November 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
Died: February 26, 1999
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Sumaila Ndewura Jakpa
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Africa

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Osagyefuo Kuntunkununku II
(Ghanaian official)

Osagyefuo Kuntunkununku II
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Birthdate: February 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kibi, Ghana
Died: March 17, 1999