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Julius Nyerre

1920-

Tanzanian Politician

Tanzanian statesman Julius Nyerre was educated in Uganda and in Great Britain. He founded the Tanganyika-African National Union in 1954 and became the first Prime Minister of Tanganyika.

Nyerre negotiated the merger of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, creating Tanzania, which he then headed. Nyerre continued in the Presidency until 1985.

Bibliography:

Dubois, Shirley Grah. Julius K. Nyerere : Teacher of Africa. 1975. Messner Julian.