Jomo Kenyatta passed away on 22nd Aug 1978 aged 84.
Jomo Kenyatta is a member of the following lists: Members of the Legislative Council of Kenya, Legislative Council of Kenya and Kenyan pan-Africanists.
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Jomo Kenyatta (/ˈdʒoʊmoʊ kɛnˈjɑːtə/) (c. 1891 – 22 August 1978) was a Kenyan politician and the first President of Kenya. Kenyatta was the leader of Kenya from independence in 1963 to his death in 1978, serving first as Prime Minister (1963–64) and then as President (1964–78). He is considered the founding father of the Kenyan nation. Kenyatta was a well-educated intellectual who authored several books, and is remembered as a Pan-Africanist. He is also the father of Kenya's fourth and current President, Uhuru Kenyatta.
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