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Morgan Tsvangirai
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2nd Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
In office
15 February 2009 – 11 September 2013
President Robert Mugabe
Deputy Thokozani Khuphe
Arthur Mutambara
Preceded by Robert Mugabe (1987)
Succeeded by Position abolished
President of the Movement for Democratic Change – Tsvangirai
Movement for Democratic Change (1999–2005)
In office
30 September 1999 – 14 February 2018
Preceded by Gibson Sibanda
General Secretary of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions
In office
10 May 1987 – 30 September 1999
Preceded by Masotsha Ndhlovu
Succeeded by Wellington Chibebe
Personal details
Morgan Richard Tsvangirai

(1952-03-10)10 March 1952
Gutu, Southern Rhodesia
(now Zimbabwe)
Died 14 February 2018(2018-02-14) (aged 65)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Political party Zimbabwe African National Union (Before 1987)
ZANU-PF (1987–1999)
Movement for Democratic Change (1999–2005)
Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai (2005–present)
Susan Mhundwa
(m. 1978; her death 2009)

Elizabeth Macheka
(m. 2011)
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Morgan Richard Tsvangirai (/ˈæŋɡɪr/; 10 March 1952 – 14 February 2018) was a Zimbabwean politician. He was Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 2009 to 2013. He was President of the Movement for Democratic Change – Tsvangirai (MDC-T) and a key figure in the opposition to former President Robert Mugabe.


Tsvangirai died on 14 February 2018 at a hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa from colorectal cancer at the age of 65.

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