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Levy Mwanawasa

Mwanawasa on 16 March 2006.
Personal data
Date of birth03 September 1948
Place of birthMufulira, Northern Rhodesia
Date of death19 August 2008(age 59)
Place of deathParis, France
Political partyMovement for Multiparty Democracy
SpouseMaureen Mwanawasa
3rd President of Zambia
In office2 January 2002 - 19 August 2008
PresidentEnoch Kavindele
Nevers Mumba
Lupando Mwape
Rupiah Banda
Vice PresidentEnoch Kavindele
Nevers Mumba
Lupando Mwape
Rupiah Banda
Succeeded byRupiah Banda
Preceded byFrederick Chiluba

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Levy Patrick Mwanawasa (September 3, 1948 � August 19, 2008) was the third President of Zambia. He ruled the country from January 2002 until his death in August 2008. He is credited for having initiated a campaign to rid the country of corruption. Prior to his election, Mwanawasa served as vice president from 1991 to 1994 whilst an elected Member of Parliament for Chifubu Constituency.

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