Ekwueme | Alex | b. 1932 |politician

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Person

Authorized form of name

Ekwueme | Alex | b. 1932 |politician

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Ekwueme |Dr. Alex Ifeanyuchukwu | b.1932 |politician

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Description area

Dates of existence

b. 1932

History

Ekwueme was a graduate of the University of Washington (1955-57) who became the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, serving in this role throughout the early 1980s. He is considered one of Nigeria's leading statesmen.

He accepted the Freedom of the City of Glasgow on behalf of Mandela on 4th August 1981.

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The Federal Republic of Nigeria, West Africa, Africa

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Authority record identifier

P0009

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GB 1847

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

Filling, B. 2014. 'The Glasgow Mandela Story'. 2nd ed. Scotland, United Kingdom: University of West of Scotland Print Services.

Columns: The University of Washington Alumni Magazine. 1999. Alex Ekwueme. [ONLINE] Available at: https://www.washington.edu/alumni/columns/june99/ekwueme.html. [Accessed 13 October 2016].

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