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Festus Mogae
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3rd President of Botswana
In office
1 April 1998 – 1 April 2008
Vice President Ian Khama
Preceded by Quett Masire
Succeeded by Ian Khama
Vice President of Botswana
In office
President Quett Masire
Preceded by Peter Mmusi
Succeeded by Ian Khama
Personal details
Born 21 August 1939 (1939-08-21) (age 82)
Serowe, Bechuanaland
Nationality Motswana
Political party Botswana Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Barbara Mogae
Children 3
Alma mater University College, Oxford
University of Sussex
Profession Economist
Festus Mogae with George Bush June 13, 2005
Festus Mogae with George Bush June 13, 2005

Festus Gontebanye Mogae (born 21 August 1939) is a Motswana politician. He served as President of Botswana from 1998 to 2008. He succeeded Quett Masire as President in 1998 and was reelected in October 2004. After being president for ten years, he stepped down in 2008 and was succeeded by Lieutenant General Ian Khama.

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