President of BotswanaDied when: 91 years 334 days (1102 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Ketumile Quett Joni Masire, GCMG (23 July 1925 – 22 June 2017) was the second President of Botswana, in office from 1980 to 1998.He was honored with the Knighthood of the Grand Cross of Saint Michael and Saint George by her majesty the Queen Elizabeth II in 1991.
He was a leading figure in the independence movement and then the new government, and played a crucial role in facilitating and protecting Botswana's steady financial growth and development.
He stepped down in 1998 and was succeeded by Vice-President Festus Mogae, who became the third President of Botswana.
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