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Nkru·mah

 (ən-kro͞o′mə, əng-), Kwame Originally Francis Nwia Kofi. 1909-1972.
Ghanaian politician. Instrumental in achieving Ghana's independence from Great Britain (1957), he became president (1960) but was deposed in a coup d'état (1966).

Nkrumah

(əŋˈkruːmə)
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(Biography) Kwame (ˈkwɑːmɪ). 1909–72, Ghanaian statesman, prime minister (1957–60) and president (1960–66). He led demands for self-government in the 1950s, achieving Ghanaian independence in 1957. He was overthrown by a military coup (1966)
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