Yakubu Gowon

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Yakubu Gowon (Politician ) was born in Nigeria on a Friday, October 19, 1934 🎈. Yakubu Gowon is 89 years old. He is a Libra ♎ and was born in the Year of the Dog 🐕.

Nigerian politician who was the head of the Federal Military Government in Nigeria from 1966 to 1975. His tenure was marked by flagrant corruption and he notably helped prevent the Biafran secession during the Nigerian Civil War.

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FULL NAME: Yakubu Gowon
BIRTH DATE: October 19, 1934
AGE: 89 years old


Yakubu Gowon is a Politician. Yakubu was born in the 1930s, in the middle of the Silent Generation generation. Silent Generation are individuals born between 1925 and 1945. This generation is known for Jazz, Martin Luther King, Jr., Frank Sinatra, Malcolm X, Gone With The Wind, Mickey Mouse, Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Bob Dylan. The Silent Generation has experienced critical historical events, including the Korean War, The Cold War, the McCarthy Hearings, and the Space Race.

He grew up in a village near Kanke in the Plateau State. Find out who is Yakubu Gowon dating right now.

He attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Staff College, and Camberley Joint Service Defence College.

DID YOU KNOW He attained a PhD in political science at the University of Warwick after being sent into exile in the UK following his political overthrow.

FACT He and Abdulsalami Abubakar were both leaders in Nigeria.

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Currently, Yakubu Gowon is 89 years old. His next birthday is away. Yakubu will celebrate his 90th birthday on a Friday, October 19th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on October 19, 1934. Below is the countdown to his next birthday.


Yakubu Gowon’s zodiac sign is Libra. People born between the dates of September 23rd to October 22nd belong to the seventh sign in the zodiac, Libra. Libras are known for being balanced, diplomatic, and kind. Gemini is the most compatible sign for Libras.

Famous Libra celebrities are Will Smith, Kim Kardashian, Snoop Dogg, Doja Cat, Donald Glover, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Matt Damon, Marion Cotillard, Hugh Jackman, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Bella Thorne, and Nick Cannon. Libra ruling planet is Venus. Astrologically, Venus is the planet of all things love and romance.

Yakubu Gowon was born in the Year of the Dog. People born in the Year of the Dog are likable, sincere, protective, helpful, and honest. They can also sometimes be pessimistic, cynical, paranoid, overly aggressive, and stubborn.

This year is the Year of the Rabbit.

DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.

Yakubu Gowon is a 89 years old Politician, born in October, in the Year of the Dog (1934), and is a Libra. His life path number is 1. Yakubu’s birthstone is Opal and Tourmaline, and his birth flower is Marigold.


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