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William Tubmans Birthday 2019

Friday, November 29, 2019

This day is called William Tubman's Birthday and it marks the birthday of the longest serving President of Liberia William Tubman.

William Tubman was born on November 29, 1895.

Tubman studied at the Methodist Cape Palmas Seminary and Harper County High School.

He also participated in several military operations and was promoted to the rank of officer.

He began the political career at the age of 28, when he joined the True Whig Party.

Gradually his influence rose and finally he ran for the 1943 presidential elections.

He was elected on May 4 and inaugurated on January 3, 1944.

The years of Tubman's administration are known as Liberia's golden age.

William Tubman served as President of Liberia till his death in 1971.

His achievements are not forgotten and he's often called to be the father of modern Liberia.

The Liberians celebrate as public holiday on November 29.

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