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Bingu wa Mutharika
|President of Malawi|
24 May 2004 – 5 April 2012
|Preceded by||Bakili Muluzi|
|Succeeded by||Joyce Banda|
|8th Chairperson of the African Union|
31 January 2010 – 31 January 2011
|Preceded by||Muammar Gaddafi|
|Succeeded by||Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo|
Ryson Webster Thom
24 February 1934
|Died||5 April 2012
|Political party||DPP (2005–2012)|
|UDF (Before 2005)|
|Relations||Peter Mutharika (brother)|
|Alma mater||University of Delhi
California Miramar University
Bingu wa Mutharika (born Brightson Webster Ryson Thom; 24 February 1934 – 5 April 2012) was a Malawian politician and economist. He was President of Malawi from May 2004 until his death in April 2012. He was also President of the Democratic Progressive Party. He was also Chairperson of the African Union in 2010–2011. He died of cardiac arrest in Lilongwe while in office on 5 April 2012, at age 78.
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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (left) with Bingu wa Mutharika (right).
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