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Jomo Kenyatta

Former Prime Minister of Kenya
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Net worth 2018: $500 Million
Industry: Prime Ministers
Residence: Gatundu, Kenya
Country: Kenyan
BirthDay: 20 October 1891
Sigh: Scorpio
Died On: August 22, 1978
Height: 1.65 m
Education: University College London, University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science
BIOGRAPHY

Jomo Kenyatta was bornon 20 October 1891 in Gatundu, Kenya, Kenyan, is Former Prime Minister of Kenya. Jomo Kenyatta was a Kenyan politician, who served as Prime Minister and later President of Kenya. He has played the defining role in challenging the white supremacy in Kenyan political and social atmosphere and eventually led many movements to turn Kenya from a loyal British colony into an independent republic. His party, Kenya Africa National Union, fought for Kenya’s independence and Jomo led it until his very last years, maintaining his stance as an unabashed leader. From studying in the London School of Economics, to working in a farm in Sussex during the world war, Jomo came across several facades of being a black person in the world capital of white skinned people, England. His anti-colonial sentiments rushed out in mid 40s when he started attending and organizing conventions against racism and colonialism and cited George Pardmore as the biggest influence of his political inclinations. In 1946, he came back to east Africa and started running a school, eventually becoming president of Kenyan African Union in 1947. He is widely considered as Father of the Nation and constantly gets compared to Mahatma Gandhi.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$500 Million

TIMELINE
1978

Jomo Kenyatta passed away on 22nd August 1978 due to natural causes

1914

In 1914, Jomo moved to Nairobi and worked in an engineering firm for a brief time

1890

Jomo Kenyatta was born in Ngenda, Kenya, in 1890 in a family of farmers who lived near the river Thiririka and bred sheep and goats

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