Abeid Karume

1905 - 1972

Abeid Karume

Abeid Amani Karume (4 August 1905 – 7 April 1972) was the first President of Zanzibar. He obtained this title as a result of a revolution which led to the deposing of His Majesty Sir Jamshid bin Abdullah, the last reigning Sultan of Zanzibar, in January 1964. Three months later, the United Republic of Tanzania was founded, and Karume became the first Vice President of the United Republic with Julius Nyerere of Tanganyika as president of the new country. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abeid Karume has received more than 128,970 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10,494th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Abeid Karume ranks 10,442 out of 14,801Before him are Otto Graf Lambsdorff, Georgios Kountouriotis, Andres Tarand, Yusuf Lule, Manius Aquillius, and John Hay. After him are Alexander Rueb, Jahanara Begum, Boris Pankin, Eudamidas I, João do Canto e Castro, and Pakalitha Mosisili.

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Among people born in 1905, Abeid Karume ranks 164Before him are Karol Borsuk, Harry Harlow, István Avar, Zoilo Saldombide, Floyd Gottfredson, and Leila Hyams. After him are C. P. Snow, Mario Varglien, Hendrik Wade Bode, Vladimír Holan, Rodolfo Orlandini, and Walther Müller. Among people deceased in 1972, Abeid Karume ranks 117Before him are Roberto Clemente, František Čáp, Gottfried Fuchs, Marianne Moore, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Maximus V of Constantinople. After him are Edward Cook, Roger Courtois, Meena Kumari, Oleksandr Korniychuk, Martim Mércio da Silveira, and Prithviraj Kapoor.

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In Malawi

Among people born in Malawi, Abeid Karume ranks 6 out of 9Before him are Bingu wa Mutharika (1934), Hastings Banda (1898), Bakili Muluzi (1941), Peter Mutharika (1940), and Joyce Banda (1950). After him are Russell Mwafulirwa (1983), Cate Campbell (1992), and Bronte Campbell (1994).