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Ali Hassan Mwinyi
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2nd President of Tanzania
In office
5 November 1985 – 23 November 1995
Prime Minister Joseph Warioba (1985–90)
John Malecela (1990–94)
Cleopa Msuya (1994–95)
Preceded by Julius Nyerere
Succeeded by Benjamin Mkapa
3rd President of Zanzibar
In office
30 January 1984 – 24 October 1985
Preceded by Aboud Jumbe
Succeeded by Idris Abdul Wakil
Personal details
Born 8 May 1925 (1925-05-08) (age 95)
Kivure, Pwani Region, Tanzania
Nationality Tanzanian
Political party CCM
Spouse(s) Siti Mwinyi
Relations Hussein Mwinyi (son)
Children 12
Nickname(s) Mzee Ruksa

Ali Hassan Mwinyi (born May 8, 1925) is a Tanzanian politician. He was the second President of Tanzania from 1985 to 1995. Before that he had been Interior Minister and Vice President. He also was chairman of the ruling party, the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) from 1990 to 1996.

Mwinyi was born in Kivure, in the Pwani Region.

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