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John Garang

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Profile: John Garang

 

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Crossroads Sudan - Profile: John Garang

 

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SPLM reactions to death of founder John Garang

 

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Ugandan leader pays respects to Garang's body

 

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Early-morning arrivals at John Garang's mausoleum

John Garang de Mabior was a Sudanese politician and revolutionary leader. From 1983 to 2005, he led the Sudan People's Liberation Army during the Second Sudanese Civil War, and following a peace agreement he briefly served as First Vice President of Sudan from July 9, 2005 until his death in a helicopter crash on July 30, 2005. A developmental economist by profession, Dr. Garang was a major influence on the movement that led to the foundation of South Sudan.
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