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Who was Desmond Tutu? Everything about the Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Desmond Tutu
Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Like his countryman Albert Lutuli, the Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu was honored with the Peace Prize for his opposition to South Africa’s brutal apartheid regime.

Desmond Tutu birthplace, age, height, wife, children, grandchildren

Tutu was 90-years old, he was just 1.68m tall.

He had one wife in Leah Nomalizo, 4 children and 11 grandchildren

Desmond Tutu’s education background

He attended St. Peter’s Theological College in Johannesburg. In 1966 he obtained an M.A. from King’s College London.

What is Desmond Tutu known for?

He is known for his clear views and his fearless stance, characteristics which had made him a unifying symbol for all African freedom fighters.

How long did Desmond Tutu serve as Anglican bishop? What are some of his achievements as an Anglican bishop?

He was appointed dean of St. Mary’s Cathedral in Johannesburg in 1975, the first Black South African to hold that position. From 1976 to 1978 Tutu.

Who were Desmond Tutu’s Predecessor and Successor?

Philip Russell was his predecessor whiles Njongonkulu Ndungane was his successor.

Who are the prominent people related to Desmond Tutu?

One of the prominent people associated with Tutu is former SA president Nelson Mandela.

When did Desmond Tutu retire from public life?

Tutu officially retired from public life in 2010.


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