Abeid Karume

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Abeid Amani Karume (4 August 1905 – 7 April 1972) was the first President of Zanzibar.wikipedia
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Zanzibar Revolution

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He obtained this title as a result of a revolution which led to the deposing of His Majesty Sir Jamshid bin Abdullah, the last reigning Sultan of Zanzibar, in January 1964.
The moderate ASP leader Abeid Karume became the country's new president and head of state, and positions of power were granted to Umma party members.

President of Zanzibar

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Abeid Amani Karume (4 August 1905 – 7 April 1972) was the first President of Zanzibar.
Following the Zanzibar Revolution in 1964, Abeid Karume became the first president of Zanzibar, as leader of the Afro-Shirazi Party.

Julius Nyerere

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Three months later, the United Republic of Tanzania was founded, and Karume became the first Vice President of the United Republic with Julius Nyerere of Tanganyika as president of the new country.
Following the Zanzibari Revolution, Abeid Karume declared himself President of a one-party state and began redistributing Arab-owned land among black African peasants.

People's Republic of Zanzibar

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Having taken control of the island, John Okello invited Abeid Karume back to the island to assume the title of President of the People's Republic of Zanzibar and Pemba.
In the wake of the Zanzibar Revolution, a Revolutionary Council was established by the ASP and Umma parties to act as an interim government, with Abeid Karume heading the council as President and Abdulrahman Mohammad Babu serving as the Minister of External Affairs.

Vice-President of Tanzania

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Three months later, the United Republic of Tanzania was founded, and Karume became the first Vice President of the United Republic with Julius Nyerere of Tanganyika as president of the new country.

Afro-Shirazi Party

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Karume developed an apparatus of control through the expansion of the Afro-Shirazi Party and its relations with the Tanganyika African National Union party.

Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu

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Other Zanzibaris in foreign territory were also invited back, most notably the Marxist politician Abdulrahman Mohammad Babu, who was appointed to the Revolutionary Council.
At independence in 1962, government was transferred to a coalition, drawn from the right-wing of the ZNP and a splinter off the moderate Afro-Shirazi Party of Abeid Karume, which retained the Sultan as constitutional monarch.

John Okello

The instigator of the rebellion was a previously unknown Ugandan, John Okello.
Okello joined the Afro-Shirazi Party of Sheikh Abeid Karume.

Aboud Jumbe

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He succeeded Abeid Karume as president, following Karume's assassination on 7 April 1972.

Amani Abeid Karume

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He was the father of Zanzibar's former president – Amani Abeid Karume.
He is the son of Zanzibar's first president, Abeid Amani Karume and a member of the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party.

Ali Karume

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He is the son of Zanzibar's first president, Sheikh Abeid Amani Karume and a member of the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party since its inception in 1977.

Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar

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He obtained this title as a result of a revolution which led to the deposing of His Majesty Sir Jamshid bin Abdullah, the last reigning Sultan of Zanzibar, in January 1964.

Zanzibar

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Abeid Amani Karume (4 August 1905 – 7 April 1972) was the first President of Zanzibar.

Majesty

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He obtained this title as a result of a revolution which led to the deposing of His Majesty Sir Jamshid bin Abdullah, the last reigning Sultan of Zanzibar, in January 1964.

List of Sultans of Zanzibar

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He obtained this title as a result of a revolution which led to the deposing of His Majesty Sir Jamshid bin Abdullah, the last reigning Sultan of Zanzibar, in January 1964.

Tanganyika

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Three months later, the United Republic of Tanzania was founded, and Karume became the first Vice President of the United Republic with Julius Nyerere of Tanganyika as president of the new country.

Hastings Banda

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He left Zanzibar in the early years of his life, traveling among other places to London, where he gained an understanding of geopolitics and international affairs through exposure to African thinkers such as Kamuzu Banda of Malawi.

Malawi

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He left Zanzibar in the early years of his life, traveling among other places to London, where he gained an understanding of geopolitics and international affairs through exposure to African thinkers such as Kamuzu Banda of Malawi.

Tanganyika African National Union

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Karume developed an apparatus of control through the expansion of the Afro-Shirazi Party and its relations with the Tanganyika African National Union party.

United Kingdom

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On 10 December 1963, the United Kingdom granted full independence to Zanzibar after the Zanzibar National Party (ZNP) and Zanzibar and Pemba People's Party won the elections.

Zanzibar Nationalist Party

Zanzibar National Party
On 10 December 1963, the United Kingdom granted full independence to Zanzibar after the Zanzibar National Party (ZNP) and Zanzibar and Pemba People's Party won the elections.

Zanzibar and Pemba People's Party

On 10 December 1963, the United Kingdom granted full independence to Zanzibar after the Zanzibar National Party (ZNP) and Zanzibar and Pemba People's Party won the elections.

Arab slave trade

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The Zanzibar Revolution brought an end to about 500 years of Arab domination on the island during which the Arab Slave Trade, most significantly, had resulted in a strong resentment among the majority African population.

Tanzania

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Three months later, the United Republic of Tanzania was founded, and Karume became the first Vice President of the United Republic with Julius Nyerere of Tanganyika as president of the new country. The union ensured that the new country, to be called Tanzania, would not align itself with the Soviet Union and communist bloc, as A.M. Babu had advocated.

Soviet Union

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The union ensured that the new country, to be called Tanzania, would not align itself with the Soviet Union and communist bloc, as A.M. Babu had advocated.