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Nkrumah, Kwame (1909–1972)

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

African nationalist and leader of Ghana

Sometimes a leader's claim to history is in being the first. In perspective, Nkrumah's performance in seeking and attaining power inspired many others in black African countries, while in governance, his record foreshadowed similar declines elsewhere ...

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