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Margai, Sir Milton Augustus Striebylocked

(1895–1964)
  • Lansana Gberie

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Margai, Sir Milton Augustus Strieby (1895–1964), prime minister of Sierra Leone, was born on 7 December 1895 at Gbangbatoke, a small town in the Banta chiefdom in southern Sierra Leone, the son of M. E. S. Margai, a prosperous trader, part of a landed aristocracy that had managed the transition from the slave trade to the legitimate commerce that came with British rule in the interior of ...

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