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Kenneth David Kaunda
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World Leader
    (April 28, 1924- )
    Born in Lubwa Mission, Chinsali, Zambia
    Youngest of eight children
    Teacher and headmaster of Lubwa School (1943- 1947)
    Created Lubwa branch of African National Congress (1950)
    Secretary-General of Lubwa branch of the African National Congress (1953)
    Created Zambia African National Congress (now United National Independence Party) with Simon Kapwepwe (1958)
    Minister of Local Government and Social Welfare (1962)
    President of Zambia (October 24, 1964-November 2, 1991)
    Secretary-General of Non-Aligned Movement (September 10, 1970-September 9, 1973)
    Chairman of Organization of African Unity (July 27, 1987-May 25, 1988)
    He banned political parties in Zambia, effectively ruling the country as a one-party state (1972).
    He has the same initials as the famous restaurant in the TV series SpongeBob SquarePants.
    He has seven sons and two daughters.
    He called himself ‘WAMUYAYA’, meaning eternal president.
    He thought that Zambia’s wealth can only be counted on copper, so he didn’t diversify the economy.
    This, along with the mishandling of the economy and the decline of copper prices, quickly turned Zambia into a piss poor country.
    He was friends with Saddam Hussein before the Persian Gulf War, and even named streets in Zambia after him.
    He led Zambia to independence and was imprisoned by the British government, which made him popular among Northern Rhodesian (Zambian) blacks.
    He, along with several African countries, worked to deal with the white governments in South Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and South Africa.
    He is the second head of state from mainland Africa to allow a multi party system when he lost an election.
    He lost one of his sons to HIV/AIDS.
    He worked with charities fighting HIV/AIDS.
    He adopted the use of nonviolence as part of his campaign for independence.
    He improved Zambia’s education system, which was one of the least developed under colonial rule.

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    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 32 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
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    In 2017, Out of 26 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 30 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 44 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 33 Votes: 72.73% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 57 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 63 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
 
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