Biography of Theresah Kufour; Age, Husband, Children, Education, Career, Her Death

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Theresah Kufour is the former first lady of the republic of Ghana. Let’s take a look at her biography; Age, Husband, Children, Education, Career, and the cause of her death.


She was born on 25th October, 1935 in Wenchi.  She died at age 87 on 1st October, 2023.


She was married to the former president of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufour, who was the president of Ghana from 2001 to 2009. John Agyekum Kufour is the second president of the fourth republic of Ghana. He came president after defeating the NDC in the 2000 general elections.

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She has five children with John Kufuor, former president of Ghana. The names of her children include; J. Addo Kufuor, Nana Ama Gyamfi, Saah Kufuor, Agyekum Kufuor and Owusu Afriyie Kufuor.

Biography of Theresah Kufour; Age, Husband, Children, Education, Career, Her Death


She is a Christian and a devout Roman Catholic.


Theresah Kufour started her education at the Catholic Convent, OLA, at Keta in the Volta Region of Ghana. She later went to London, where she was educated as a Registered General Nurse, in the Southern Hospital Group of Nursing. Edinburgh, Scotland.

After further study at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford and Paddington General Hospital, London, she qualified as a State Certified Midwife with a Certificate in Premature Nursing

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She is a registered Nurse and has worked in several health institutions across the globe. She spent most of her professional career outside Ghana. She has also served as the first lady of Ghana for 8 years


Former First Lady Theresa Kufuor died on Sunday, October 1, 2023, aged 87. It was reported that the wife of former President John Kufuor died at her home in Peduase. She was surrounded by her family before at the time.

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