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Ian Douglas Smith (Politician)
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    (April 8, 1919-November 20, 2007)
    Member of Zimbabwe Parliament (1953-1986)
    Co-founded the white supremacist Rhodesian Front Party (1962)
    Prime Minister of Zimbabwe (1964-1979)
    Founded the opposition party United Front (1992)
    Wrote 'The Great Betrayal' and 'Bitter Harvest'
    He describes himself as 'one of the greatest statesman and visionaries of the 20th century.'
    He illegally declared independence from the United Kingdom (1965).
    He refused to allow African majority-rule and brutally suppressed African nationalist movements.
    His white-favored policies led to international condemnation and guerilla war against his regime.
    His government supported the rebel movement in the Mozambique civil war.
    His autobiographies are revisionist and downplay the racism and cruelties of Rhodesia.
    He continued to blames the United Kingdom for forcing him to negotiate for majority rule.
    He was unrepentant about his paternalistic government.
    He said that African culture should be brought up to the 'standards of Western civilization.'
    He joined the RAF in World War II.
    He diversified the economy of Zimbabwe and helped turn it into a prosperous country.
    He eventually signed a treaty with Robert Mugabe, ending the civil war.
    He lived a simple life on a farm in Zimbabwe.

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    In 2018, Out of 28 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 36 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 18 Votes: 61.11% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 12 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 53 Votes: 67.92% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 51 Votes: 43.14% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 46 Votes: 69.57% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 110 Votes: 71.82% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 138 Votes: 75.36% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 247 Votes: 68.83% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 333 Votes: 70.27% Annoying
 
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