Ian Smith


Ian Smith
noun
Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
Syn: ↑Smith, ↑Ian Douglas Smith
Instance Hypernyms: ↑statesman, ↑solon, ↑national leader

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Ian Smith [Ian Smith]
(1919–2007) the last ↑prime minister of Rhodesia, the country now called ↑Zimbabwe. In 1965 he declared Rhodesia to be an independent African country ruled by white people. Although very few countries recognized Rhodesia, Smith stayed in charge until the country became Zimbabwe in 1979.

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