- About Kwame Nkrumah
Full name: Kwame Nkrumah
Also known as: Nkrumah, Kwame, Kwame Nkrumah
Education: University of Pennsylvania
Professions: Pan Africanist and First Prime Minister and President of Ghana
Religion: baptized Roman Catholic; by 1957, "non-denominational Christian"
Work: Leader of the Convention People's Party
- Kwame Nkrumah Death information
Died: Thursday, 27th of April, 1972 (Age: 62)
- Kwame Nkrumah Biography
Kwame Nkrumah, P.C. (21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was the leader of Ghana and its predecessor state, the Gold Coast, from 1951 to 1966. Overseeing the nation's independence from British colonization in 1957, Nkrumah was the first President of Ghana and the first Prime Minister of Ghana. An influential 20th-century advocate of Pan-Africanism, he was a founding member of the Organisation of African Unity and was the winner of the Lenin Peace Prize in 1963. He saw himself as an African Lenin.
- Kwame Nkrumah Family
Spouse: Fathia Nkrumah