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Levy Patrick Mwanawasa

Levy Patrick Mwanawasa (September 3, 1948 – August 19, 2008) was a Zambian lawyer , politician , who served as the third President of Zambia. He initiated the biggest anti -corruption campaign in the hisory of Zambia.


Levy Patrick Mwanawasa initiated the biggest anti - corruption campaign in the history of the country. He strived to create a powerful and sustainable state machinery , his home policy was aimed at economic liberalization and modernization , including agriculture . Mwanawasa initiated a program of free supply of drugs to cure people with HIV infection. His foreign policy Levy Patrick Mwanawasa based on regionalism , good neighborliness and peaceful conflicts regulation . Moreover, Mwanawasa succeeded significantly in debt relief for his country.

Party affiliation: Movement for Multi-Party Democracy


Denomination: Baptist


  • 2nd spouse: Maureen Mwanawasa
    Maureen Mwanawasa is actively involved in social life of the state. In particular , she deals with the problem of abandoned children and she is very concerned about the soaring number of such cases.
Levy Patrick Mwanawasa
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Born September 3, 1948
Died August 19, 2008
(aged 59)
  • 1970 - 1973
    the University of Zambia
  • 1975 - 1978
    legal advisor , private law firms
  • 1978
    lawyer, Mwanawasa & Company law office
  • 1982 - 1983
    Vice-President , the Law Association of Zambia
  • 1985
    Solicitor General of the state
  • 1990
    Vice-President , the Movement for Multiparty Democracy
  • 1991 - 1994
    Vice-President of Zambia
  • January 2, 2002 - August 19, 2008
    the President of the Republic of Zambia
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