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John Garang

Name: John Garang

Born: 23 June 1945, Twic, Jonglei State, South Sudan

Died: 30 July 2005, near New Site, Eastern Equatoria State, South Sudan

Career: Chairman of the SPLM/SPLA, 1983-30 July 2005; Sudan’s First Vice President, 9 July 2005-30 July 2005.

Background

John Garang was the Chairman of the SPLM until his death in a helicopter crash in 2005, days after he had become the First Vice President of Sudan and the President of South Sudan, which had been granted autonomy in the peace he brokered with the Khartoum government in January that year.


Profiles


Videos

2004 - A Speech by John Garang - FULL


Date Unknown - Dr. John Garang and Salva Kiir Mayardit in Longkuei


Date Unknown - Dr. John Garang visiting Lakes




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