Mwalimu Julius Nyerere
Father of the Nation

"Born in Tanganyika to Nyerere Burito, Chief of the Zanaki, Nyerere was Known to Swahili name 'Mwalimu' or 'Teacher', his profession prior to politics."

Julius Kambarage Nyerere was a Tanzanian politician who served as the first President of Tanzania and previously Tanganyika, from the country's founding in 1961 until his retirement in 1985.

Nyerere's Life and Politics

Nyerere in Politics

In 1961, Nyerere was elected Tanganyika's first Prime Minister, and following independence, in 1962, the country's first President, and In 1964 Tanzania President...

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Nyerere's through time

Nyerere through Timeline

Follow the key moments in Nyerere's life with this dynamic, interactive timeline. Also included are many important historical events that occurred during the period, 1922 - 1999.

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Nyerere in Pictures

Nyerere in Photos

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