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date: 05 December 2019

Thuku, Harrylocked

(1895–1970)
  • John Lonsdale

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Thuku, Harry (1895–1970), Kenyan nationalist politician and farmer, was born near Kambui, Kiambu district, Kenya, to Wanjiku (d. 1934), the fourth wife of Kairianja (d. 1899), an elder of the powerful Gathirimu clan of southern Kikuyu. In the same year Britain...

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