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Nye·re·re(nyĕ-rĕ′rĕ), Julius Kambarage 1922-1999.
Tanzanian politician who led his country to independence from Britain and served as its first president (1964-1985). During his presidency, he successfully promoted East African unity.
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(Biography) Julius Kambarage (kæmˈbaːraːɡə). 1922–99, Tanzanian statesman; president (1964–85). He became prime minister of Tanganyika in 1961 and president in 1962, negotiating the union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar to form Tanzania (1964)
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