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date: 04 July 2020

Khama, Sir Seretselocked

  • Q. N. Parsons


Khama, Sir Seretse (1921–1980), president of Botswana, was born on 1 July 1921 in the royal household at Serowe in the Bechuanaland protectorate, the son of Sekgoma Khama (c.1864–1925) and his wife, Tebogo Kabailele (c.1900–1930). He was named Seretse...

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