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List of famous alumni from University of Fort Hare, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Fort Hare include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Fort Hare alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Fort Hare are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Fort Hare.

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Nelson Mandela and Robert Mugabe.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Fort Hare?” and “Which celebrities are University of Fort Hare alumni?”
Nelson Mandela is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Fort Hare Alumni
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was South Africa's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government ...more

Profession: Statesman, Politician, Peace activist, Philanthropist, Social activist, + more

Age: Died at 95 (1918-2013)

Birthplace: Mvezo, South Africa

Credits: Mandela's Fight for Freedom, Sing Your Song, Live 8, Mandela

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Robert Mugabe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Fort Hare Alumni
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Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the current President of Zimbabwe, serving since 31 December 1987. As one of the leaders of the rebel groups against white minority rule, he was elected as Prime Minister, head of government, in 1980, and served in that office until 1987, when he became the country's first ...more

Profession: Politician

Age: 93

Birthplace: Zvimba District

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Chris Hani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Fort Hare Alumni
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Chris Hani, born Martin Thembisile Hani was the leader of the South African Communist Party and chief of staff of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress. He was a fierce opponent of the apartheid government. He was assassinated on 10 April 1993. ...more

Profession: Politician

Age: Died at 51 (1942-1993)

Birthplace: Transkei, South Africa

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Seretse Khama is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Fort Hare Alumni
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Sir Seretse Goitsebeng Maphiri Khama, KBE was a statesman from Botswana. Born into one of the more powerful of the royal families of what was then the British Protectorate of Bechuanaland, and educated abroad in neighbouring South Africa and in the United Kingdom, he returned home—with a popular but ...more

Profession: Politician, Barrister, Democracy activist

Age: Died at 59 (1921-1980)

Birthplace: Serowe, Botswana

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