Julius Kambarage Nyerere (Julius Kambarage Nyerere)( statesman and political figure of Tanzania)
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Biography Julius Kambarage Nyerere (Julius Kambarage Nyerere)
1922 - 1999Dzhulius Nyerere came from a family leader of a small tribe zanaki. Educated in Catholic missionary schools Musoma and Tabor. He graduated from Makerere College (1944, Uganda) and University of Edinburgh (1952, UK), where he studied political economics and law. Nyerere was the first of Tanzanians who received a master's degree. In 1946-49 and 1953-55 worked as a schoolteacher. In 1953, led by the African Association of Tanganyika, in 1954 - created on the basis of her party Tanganyika African National Union (TANU). Since 1977 the leader of the party, Chama Cha Malinduzi ". In May 1961 - January 1962, Prime Minister of Tanganyika, in the 1962-1964 president of Tanganyika, in 1964-85 - the United Republic of Tanzania. In 1963-70 Nyerere - honorary rector of the University of East Africa since 1970 - University of Dar-es-Salaam. He had the honorary title of "Mwalimu" (in Swahili - "teacher"). Winner of the International Lenin Prize (1987).