Famous Sierra Leonean Leaders

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Julius Maada Bio
(President of Sierra Leone)
Julius Maada Bio
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Birthdate: May 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tihun, Bonthe District

The president of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio had previously been a brigadier general with the country’s army. He is one of the 35 children of Sherbro Paramount Chief Charlie Bio II. After multiple military coups, Bio became an SLPP member. His main focus is on healthcare and renewable energy.

 2 
Ernest Bai Koroma
(Entrepreneur, Politician)
Ernest Bai Koroma
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Birthdate: October 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Makeni
 3 
Foday Sankoh
(Vice President of Sierra Leone 1999 – 2000)
Foday Sankoh
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Birthdate: October 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Masang Mayoso, Tonkolili District, Sierra Leone
Died: July 29, 2003
 4 
Valentine Strasser
(Politician)
Valentine Strasser
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Birthdate: April 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Freetown
 5 
Ahmad Tejan Kabbah
(President of Sierra Leone)
Ahmad Tejan Kabbah
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Birthdate: February 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pendembu, Sierra Leone
Died: March 13, 2014
 6 
Charles MacCarthy
(Former Governor of Sierra Leone)
Charles MacCarthy
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Birthdate: February 15, 1764
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: January 21, 1824
 7 
Sir Milton Margai
(Doctor)
Sir Milton Margai
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Birthdate: December 7, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gbangbatok, Sierra Leone
Died: April 28, 1964
 8 
Kadi Sesay
(Politician)
Kadi Sesay
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Birthdate: March 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rotifunk, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone
 9 
Albert Margai
(Politician)
Albert Margai
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Birthdate: October 10, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gbangbatok, Sierra Leone
Died: December 18, 1980
 10 
John Randle
(West African doctor who was active in politics in Lagos)
John Randle
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Birthdate: February 1, 1855
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Regent, Sierra Leone
Died: February 27, 1928
 11 
Madam Yoko
(Politician)
Madam Yoko
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Birthdate: 1849 AD
Birthplace: Sierra Leone
Died: 1906 AD
 12 
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr
(Politician)
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr
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Birthdate: January 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Freetown, Sierra Leone
 13 
Zainab Bangura
(Politician)
Zainab Bangura
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Birthdate: December 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yonibana, Sierra Leone
 14 
Solomon Berewa
(Vice-President of Sierra Leone from May 2002 to September 2007)
Solomon Berewa
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Birthdate: August 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bo, Sierra Leone
Died: March 5, 2020
 15 
Isha Johansen
(Businessperson)
Isha Johansen
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Birthdate: December 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Freetown, Sierra Leone
 16 
Ahmed Abdullahi
(Military Administrator of Kwara State, Nigeria between December 1987 and July 1988)
Ahmed Abdullahi
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Birthdate: August 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Freetown, Sierra Leone
 17 
Siaka Stevens
(1st President of Sierra Leone)
Siaka Stevens
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Birthdate: August 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moyamba
Died: May 29, 1988

Siaka Stevens, known for his self-indulgent and corrupt rule, was overthrown by a coup in 1967, shortly after becoming the prime minister of Sierra Leone, but he was called back from exile in Guinea after a second coup a few months later. He was also the country’s first president.

 18 
Abdulai Conteh
(9th Chief Justice of Belize)
Abdulai Conteh
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Birthdate: August 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kambia District, British Sierra Leone
 19 
Ella Koblo Gulama
(Politician)
Ella Koblo Gulama
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Birthdate: January 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moyamba, Sierra Leone
Died: September 9, 2006
 20 
Isata Jabbie Kabbah
(First Lady of Sierra Leone)
Isata Jabbie Kabbah
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Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 21 
Femi Claudius Cole
(Politician)
Femi Claudius Cole
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Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 22 
Constance Cummings-John
(Politician)
Constance Cummings-John
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Birthdate: December 28, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Died: February 21, 2000
 23 
Nabeela Tunis
(Sierra Leonean Politician)
Nabeela Tunis
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Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 24 
Haja Afsatu Kabba
(Politician)
Haja Afsatu Kabba
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Birthdate: July 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Freetown, British Sierra Leone
 25 
Elizabeth Simbiwa Sogbo-Tortu
(Sierra Leonean Chief)
Elizabeth Simbiwa Sogbo-Tortu
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Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 26 
Mary Musa
(Politician)
Mary Musa
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Birthplace: Sierra Leone
Died: August 3, 2015
 27 
Diana Finda Konomanyi
(Sierra Leonean Politician)
Diana Finda Konomanyi
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Birthplace: Koidu Town, Sierra Leone
 28 
Elizabeth Alpha-Lavalie
(Politician)
Elizabeth Alpha-Lavalie
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Birthdate: January 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sierra Leone
Died: December 15, 2013
 29 
Mabinty Daramy
(Sierra Leonean Politician)
Mabinty Daramy
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Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 30 
Shirley Gbujama
(Politician)
Shirley Gbujama
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Birthdate: 1936 AD
Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 31 
Nyarroh
(Chief)
Nyarroh
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Birthplace: Sierra Leone
Died: 1914 AD
 32 
Baba Jigida
(Sierra Leonean Politician)
Baba Jigida
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Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 33 
Salamatu Kamara
(Sierra Leonean Educator, Politician and Women’s Rights Activist)
Salamatu Kamara
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Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 34 
Isatu Fofanah
(Politician)
Isatu Fofanah
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Birthdate: March 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bombali District, British Sierra Leone
 35 
Isata Dora Bangura
(Sierra Leonean Educator and Politician)
Isata Dora Bangura
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Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 36 
Rosaline Smith
(Sierra Leonean Politician)
Rosaline Smith
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Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 37 
Desmond Luke
(Politician)
Desmond Luke
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Birthdate: October 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: February 27, 2021
 38 
Bernadette Lahai
(Politician)
Bernadette Lahai
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Birthdate: December 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yomboma, Kenema District, British Sierra Leone