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|President of South Africa|
14 June 1999 – 24 September 2008
|Preceded by||Nelson Mandela|
|Succeeded by||Kgalema Motlanthe|
|Deputy President of South Africa|
10 May 1994 – 14 June 1999
(Vice President 1981-1984)
|Succeeded by||Jacob Zuma|
|1st Commonwealth Chairperson-in-Office|
12 November, 1999 – 2 March, 2002
|Preceded by||Position Established|
|Succeeded by||John Howard|
18 June 1942|
Mbewuleni, Cape Province, Union of South Africa
|Political party||African National Congress|
University of London|
University of Sussex
On 20 September 2008, with about nine months left in his second term, Mbeki announced his resignation after being recalled by the African National Congress's National Executive Committee. That was after a meeting by Judge Nicholson for corruption.
Mbeki was born on 18 June 1942 in Mbewuleni, Cape Province, Union of South Africa. He studied at the University of London and at the University of Sussex. Mbeki married his wife Zanele Dlamini at Farnham Castle in the United Kingdom in 1974.
- Thabo Mbeki By Chris van Wyk
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- "Full Zuma Judgment". News24. 13 September 2008. http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_2392604,00.html.
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| Wikisource has original works written by or about:
- South African Government profile on Thabo Mbeki
- Mbeki: ANC official page His party's collection of Mbeki documents, biography and portrait.
- "Thabo Mbeki – a man of two faces" "The Economist" magazine profiles Mbeki. pay/member link
- The Guardian Profile The Guardian (UK) profiles Mbeki.
- A critical Zimbabwean view. Editorial comment from Zimbabwean website.
- AFP Profile Thabo Mbeki as seen by Agence France-Presse.
- "Today it feels good to be an African" – Thabo Mbeki, Cape Town, 8 May 1996
-  The Mbeki page