Nobody would have believed that these men who were once prisoners will ever become Presidents but like the saying goes "Man propose, but GOD decide".
Here are 10 famous Presidents who served prison term.
Late Nelson Mandela was the President of South Africa, he spent several years in prison but it was after he served a prison term that he became President.
2. Fidel Castro
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was a Cuban revolutionary and Politician who served as Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976, and President from 1976 to 2008. He served a Prison term before he became a President.
Ricardo Froilan Lagos is a Chilean Lawyer, he served as President of Chile for 6 years. Before he became President he was sentenced to few weeks imprisonment, but it was later discovered that he knew nothing about the allegations and he was freed.
4. Jomo Kenyetta
Late President Jomo Kenyetta was a former Kenya President, he also served a prison term.
5. Robert Gabriel Mugabe
Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the leader of Zimbabwe, he also served a Prison term.
6. Jacob Zuma
Jacob Zuma is the Former President of South Africa, he was also sentenced to prison before he became the 4th President of South Africa.
7. Muhammadu Buhari
General Muhammadu Buhari is currently the President of Nigeria. He also served a prison term in 1985 but he is the current President of Nigeria.
8. Daniel Ortega
Daniel Ortega has been the President of Nicaragua since 2007. He also served a prison term before he became President.
9. Olusegun Obasanjo
Olusegun Matthew Aremu Obasanjo is the Former President of Nigeria, he also served a prison term before he became president.
10. Kwame Nkrumah
Kwame Nkrumah was the President of Ghana, he also served a prison term before he became president.
Indeed no one knows what tomorrow will bring, what do you have to say about these Presidents who served a prison term but later became Presidents.
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