Famous Tanzanian Leaders

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Julius Nyerere
(Politician)
Julius Nyerere
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Birthdate: April 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Butiama, Tanzania
Died: October 14, 1999
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Jakaya Kikwete
(President of Tanzania (2005-15))
Jakaya Kikwete
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Birthdate: October 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Msoga, Tanzania

Jakaya Kikwete is a Tanzanian politician. From 2005 to 2015, Kikwete served as the president of Tanzania. Before being elected as the fourth president of Tanzania, Kikwete served as the Minister for Foreign Affairs for 10 years. Apart from being a politician, Jakaya Kikwete is an avid sports fan and played competitive basketball in school.

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Samia Suluhu Hassan
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Birthdate: January 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Makunduchi, Tanzania
 4 
John Magufuli
(Politician)
John Magufuli
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Birthdate: October 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chato, Tanzania
Died: March 17, 2021
 5 
Ali Hassan Mwinyi
(2nd President of Tanzania)
Ali Hassan Mwinyi
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Birthdate: May 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pwani Region, Tanzania
 6 
Mohammed Dewji
(Entrepreneur, Politician)
Mohammed Dewji
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Birthdate: May 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ipembe, Singida, Tanzania
 7 
Benjamin Mkapa
(Politician)
Benjamin Mkapa
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Birthdate: November 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ndanda, Tanzania
Died: July 24, 2020
 8 
Edward Lowassa
(Politician)
Edward Lowassa
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Birthdate: August 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Arusha, Tanzania
 9 
Kassim Majaliwa
(Politician, Educator)
Kassim Majaliwa
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Birthdate: December 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ruangwa, Tanzania
 10 
Ali Mohamed Shein
(Politician)
Ali Mohamed Shein
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Birthdate: March 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pemba Island, Tanzania
 11 
Abeid Karume
(Politician)
Abeid Karume
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Birthdate: August 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mwera, Zanzibar
Died: April 7, 1972
 12 
Humphrey Polepole
(Politician)
Humphrey Polepole
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Birthplace: Tanzania
 13 
Hussein Mwinyi
(Politician, Physician)
Hussein Mwinyi
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Birthdate: December 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tanzania
 14 
Paul Makonda
(Politician)
Paul Makonda
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Birthdate: February 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mwanza, Tanzania
 15 
Philip Mpango
(Politician, Economist)
Philip Mpango
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Birthdate: July 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tanzania
 16 
Salim Ahmed Salim
(Politician)
Salim Ahmed Salim
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Birthdate: January 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sultanate of Zanzibar, Tanzania
 17 
Tundu Lissu
(Politician, lawyer)
Tundu Lissu
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Birthdate: January 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singida, Tanzania
 18 
Seif Sharif Hamad
(Politician)
Seif Sharif Hamad
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Birthdate: October 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pemba Island, Tanzania
Died: February 17, 2021
 19 
Chief Mkwawa
(Revolutionary)
Chief Mkwawa
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Birthdate: 1855 AD
Birthplace: Iringa Region, Tanzania
Died: July 19, 1898
 20 
Rostam Aziz
(Politician,Businessman)
Rostam Aziz
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Birthdate: August 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tanzania
 21 
Ummy Mwalimu
(Politician)
Ummy Mwalimu
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Birthdate: September 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tanzania
Palamagamba John Aidan Mwaluko Kabudi
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Birthdate: February 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Singida, Singida Region, Tanzania
 23 
Professor Jay
(Rapper, Politician)
Professor Jay
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Birthdate: December 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
 24 
Venance Salvatory Mabeyo
(Military officer)
Venance Salvatory Mabeyo
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Birthplace: Tanzania
 25 
Amani Abeid Karume
(Politician)
Amani Abeid Karume
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Birthdate: November 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zanzibar City, Sultanate of Zanzibar, Tanzania
 26 
Jokate Mwegelo
(Entrepreneur, Politician)
Jokate Mwegelo
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Birthdate: March 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 27 
Bashiru Ally
(Politician)
Bashiru Ally
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Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Bukoba Rural, Tanzania
 28 
Asha-Rose Migiro
(Politician, Diplomat)
Asha-Rose Migiro
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Birthdate: July 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Songea, Tanzania
 29 
Joyce Ndalichako
(Politician)
Joyce Ndalichako
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Birthdate: May 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Musoma, Tanzania
 30 
January Makamba
(Politician)
January Makamba
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Birthdate: January 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Singida, Tanzania
 31 
Job Ndugai
(Politician)
Job Ndugai
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Birthdate: January 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tanganyika
 32 
Freeman Mbowe
(Politician)
Freeman Mbowe
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Birthdate: September 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tanzania
 33 
Mirambo
(Warlord)
Mirambo
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Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Tanzania
Died: 1884 AD
 34 
Kinjikitile Ngwale
(Revolutionary)
Kinjikitile Ngwale
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Birthplace: Tanzania
Died: August 4, 1905
 35 
Mwigulu Nchemba
(Politician)
Mwigulu Nchemba
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Birthdate: January 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Iramba, Tanzania
 36 
Angellah Kairuki
(Politician)
Angellah Kairuki
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Birthdate: September 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tanzania
 37 
Tulia Ackson
(Politician, Lawyer)
Tulia Ackson
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Birthdate: November 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bulyaga, Tanzania
 38 
Salma Kikwete
(Politician, Educator)
Salma Kikwete
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Birthdate: November 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tanzania
 39 
Mizengo Pinda
(Politician)
Mizengo Pinda
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Birthdate: August 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mpanda, Katavi Region, Tanzania
 40 
Bernard Membe
(Politician)
Bernard Membe
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Birthdate: November 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lindi Region, Tanzania
Abdullah bin Khalifa of Zanzibar
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Birthdate: February 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tanzania
Died: July 1, 1963
 42 
Makongoro Nyerere
(Politician)
Makongoro Nyerere
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Birthdate: January 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tanganyika Territory, Tanzania
 43 
Rashidi Kawawa
(Politician)
Rashidi Kawawa
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Birthdate: May 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Matepwende, Tanganyika
Died: December 31, 2009
 44 
Mohamed Gharib Bilal
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Birthdate: February 6, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Unguja, Tanzania
 45 
Zitto Kabwe
(Politician)
Zitto Kabwe
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Birthdate: September 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kigoma, Tanzania
 46 
Hamisi Kigwangalla
(Politician)
Hamisi Kigwangalla
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Birthdate: August 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nzega, Tanzania
 47 
Dorothy Gwajima
(Politician)
Dorothy Gwajima
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Birthdate: March 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Iramba, Singida Region, Tanzania
 48 
Othman Masoud Sharif
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Birthplace: Pemba, Zanzibar Pemba
 49 
Innocent Bashungwa
(Politician)
Innocent Bashungwa
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Birthdate: May 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tanzania
 50 
David Musuguri
(Military Leader)
David Musuguri
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Birthdate: January 4, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Butiama, Tanzania