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Nyerere, Julius (1922–1999)

  • By: Harvey Glickman
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

African nationalist and founding president of Tanzania

On a continent of political leaders who regularly leave office suddenly and violently, Julius Nyerere fits into a small group who acquired and relinquished power peacefully, garnering popular esteem and gratitude. ...

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