5 Historic photos showing Queen Elizabeth II meeting Ghana's presidents

5 Historic photos showing Queen Elizabeth II meeting Ghana's presidents

Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth, is known as the longest-serving monarch of all time

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From 1961 to 2014, the world-renowned Queen met different Heads of States of Ghana, as indicated on the official Instagram handle of Factsandtruths_official.

YEN.com.gh has compiled the different Ghanaian Presidents that met Queen Elizabeth II and on which particular occasions they did so.

5 Historic photos showing Queen Elizabeth II meeting Ghana's presidents

5 Historic photos showing Queen Elizabeth II meeting Ghana's presidents Credit: @Factsandtruths_official
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1. John Dramani Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama and his wife, Lordina, visited the Buckingham Palace for a private meeting with the Queen in October 2014.

2. John Agyekum Kufour

On Tuesday, March 13, 2007, when President John Agyekum Kufour was on an official four-day State visit to Britain during the Ceremonial Welcome at Horse Guards

3. John Evans Atta-Mills

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A close contact between Queen Elizabeth II and John Evans Atta-Mills (who later became president) in 1999 during the reign of President Jerry John Rawlings

4. Ft Lt Jerry John Rawlings

During the second visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Ghana in 1999. She was accompanied by her husband, Prince Philip.

They were warmly welcomed by President Jerry Rawlings at the airport.

5. Dr Kwame Nkrumah

The very first visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Ghana was in 1961 to meet the first President of the country, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah

In another interesting report by YEN.com.gh, Dr Joseph Kwame Kyeretwie Boakye Danquah, better known historically as J.B. Danquah was a historic Ghanaian politician who died on this day, February 4, in 1965.

Ghanaian museum reports that the politician died at the Nsawam Prison after being arrested and detained on January 8, 1964, after allegedly being implicated in a plot against the President, Kwame Nkrumah.

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As myjoyonline.com recalls, after losing a presidential contest against Dr Kwame Nkrumah in April 1960, Dr John Boakye Danquah was suspected to have had plans to topple the Convention People’s Party (CPP) government.

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