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Chris Hani
General Secretary of the South African Communist Party
In office
1991–1993
Preceded by Joe Slovo
Succeeded by Charles Nqakula
Deputy Commander of uMkhonto we Sizwe
President Oliver Tambo
Personal details
Born
Martin Thembisile Hani

(1942-06-28)28 June 1942
Cofimvaba, Transkei, South Africa
(now Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape, South Africa)
Died 10 April 1993(1993-04-10) (aged 50)
Dawn Park, Boksburg, South Africa
(now Dawn Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa)
Cause of death Assassination
Political party African National Congress
South African Communist

Chris Hani (28 June 1942 – 10 April 1993) was a South African politician. He was also the leader of the South African Communist Party and chief of staff of uMkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC).

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