Fathia Nkrumah

Teacher, Deceased Person

1932 – 2007

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Who was Fathia Nkrumah?

Fathia Nkrumah; born Fathia Rizk; Arabic: فتحية رزق‎, was an Egyptian and the First Lady of the newly independent Ghana as the wife of the Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah, its first president.

Fathia Nkrumah was born and brought up in Zeitoun, a district of Cairo to an Egyptian Christian family. She was the third daughter of a civil servant who died early and Fathia was raised by her mother single-handedly after her husband's death.

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Born
Feb 22, 1932
Egypt
Also known as
  • First lady Fathia Nkrumah
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Died
May 31, 2007
Nile Badrawi Hospital

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on July 23, 2013

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