Ataa-Oko Saackfoi Mensah

12 June 1936–3 May 2002 (Age 65)
Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

The Life of Ataa-Oko Saackfoi

When Ataa-Oko Saackfoi Mensah was born on 12 June 1936, in Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana, his father, Abotei Sackeyfio Mensah, was 34 and his mother, Christiana Kaaley S Mensah, was 27. He died on 3 May 2002, in his hometown, at the age of 65.

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Abotei Sackeyfio Mensah
Christiana Kaaley S Mensah
Emelia Laryea
Ataa-Oko Saackfoi Mensah
Ataa-Tei Sakckfoi Mensah
Vero Akweley Sakfoi Mensah
Matilda Akweley Sackeyfio Mensah -Ankrah

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World Events (5)


Age 30

While Nkrumah is in China, army stages widely popular coup. National Liberation Council comes to power.

Age 43

Junior officers stage Ghana's first violent coup, June 4. Armed Forces Revolutionary Council formed under Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings. Hilla Limann elected president in July.

Age 45

Rawlings stages second coup. Provisional National Defence Council established with Rawlings as chairman.

Name Meaning

African: unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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