Salva Kiir Mayardit

Salva Kiir Mayardit

Name Salva Kiir Mayardit
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1951-09-13
Place of Birth Bahr el Ghazal,
Sudan
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Birth Sign Virgo

About Salva Kiir Mayardit

Leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement who assumed office as the President of South Sudan in 2011. He was also the First Vice President of Sudan, from 2005 to 2011.

Early Life of Salva Kiir Mayardit

He fought with the separatist army in the First Sudanese Civil War.

Trivia

He also served as the Vice President of Sudan from 2005 to 2011.

Family Life

He has been married to Mary Ayen Mayardit.

Associated With

He succeeded John Garang as the President of Southern Sudan after his untimely 2005 death.

Salva Dut

Salva Dut

Name Salva Dut
Profession Activist
Date of Birth 1974-12-01
Place of Birth Sudan
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Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Salva Dut

Activist who founded the non-profit organization Water for South Sudan Inc. in 2003. He works to educate people about South Sudan while raising money for the impoverished country.

Early Life of Salva Dut

He first became known as one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan” after fleeing the Republic of South Sudan at age 11.

Trivia

His story became a New York Times bestseller called A Long Walk to Water.

Family Life

He has dual citizenship in both the U.S. and South Sudan.

Associated With

His biography was written by author Linda Sue Park.