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John Kufuor
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President of Ghana
(2nd President of the 4th Republic)
In office
7 January 2001 – 7 January 2009
Vice President Aliu Mahama
Preceded by Jerry John Rawlings
Succeeded by John Atta Mills
Chairperson of the African Union
In office
30 January 2007 – 31 January 2008
Preceded by Denis Sassou Nguesso
Succeeded by Jakaya Kikwete
Member of Parliament for Atwima Nwabiagya
(3rd Republic)
In office
24 September 1979 – 31 December 1981
Member of Parliament for Atwima Nwabiagya
(2nd Republic)
In office
1 October 1969 – 13 January 1972
Personal details
Born 8 December 1938 (1938-12-08) (age 81)
Kumasi, Colony of the Gold Coast
Political party New Patriotic Party
Spouse(s) Theresa Kufuor
Children Five
Alma mater Exeter College, Oxford (1961–64),
Prempeh College (1954–58), Osei Tutu Boarding School (1951–53)
Profession Lawyer, businessman

John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor (born 8 December 1938) is a Ghanaian politician. He was President of Ghana from 7 January 2001 to 7 January 2009. He was also Chairperson of the African Union from 2007 to 2008.




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