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Kenyatta, Jomolocked

(c. 1895–1978)
  • Bruce J. Berman

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Kenyatta, Jomo (c. 1895–1978), president of Kenya, was born in Ngenda in north-eastern Kiambu district at the inception of British rule in east Africa, the son of Muigai wa Magana. Orphaned early by the death of his father, in a smallpox epidemic during the early stages of colonialism, he lived with his uncle ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)