Hage Gottfried Geingob
(1941- )

Hage Gottfried Geingob, the third democratically elected president and the first prime minister of Namibia, was born on August 3, 1941, in Otjiwarongo, Otjozondjupa Region, Republic of Namibia. He was reared by his mother-figure Ouma Hendrina Thomas Geingob.   He began his primary education in the … Read MoreHage Gottfried Geingob
(1941- )

Mohamed Younis al-Menfi
(1976- )

His Excellency Mohamed Younis al-Menfi, the 16th Head of State of Libya, was born on March 3, 1976, in Tobruk, Libya. He is a graduate of Tobruk University in East Libya. Al-Menfi has been married two times. His first marriage was to Amira al-Hassi in … Read MoreMohamed Younis al-Menfi
(1976- )

Denis Sassou-Nguesso (1943- )

The long-serving president of the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Denis Sassou-Nguesso was born on November 23, 1943, in Edou. His parents were Julien Nguesso, a noted hunter-chief, and Emilienne Mouebara. Denis Sassou-Nguesso attended elementary school in Owando and was also initiated in the Mbochi tribal … Read MoreDenis Sassou-Nguesso (1943- )

John Compton (1925–2007)

Sir John George Melvin Compton was a Saint Lucian politician who became the nation’s first Prime Minister after independence in February 1979. After leading Saint Lucia under British rule from 1964 to 1979, Compton served as Prime Minister three times. He co-founded the conservative United … Read MoreJohn Compton (1925–2007)