Members of the Constituent Assembly of Namibia

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Below is a list of members of the Constituent Assembly of Namibia, which became the National Assembly of Namibia upon independence in March 1990. Individual members were selected by political parties voted for in the 1989 election, the first multi-racial, universal franchise elections in Namibian history.

The seat distribution per party was:[1]

MembersEdit

The following people were elected to the Constituent Assembly:[2]

SWAPOEdit

  1. Matti Amadhila
  2. Solomon Amadhila
  3. Ben Amathila
  4. Libertina Amathila
  5. Nahas Angula
  6. Helmut Ausiku
  7. Niko Bessinger (1948–2008)
  8. Willem Biwa
  9. Daniel Botha
  10. Jerry Ekandjo
  11. Moses ǁGaroëb (1942–1997)
  12. Hage Geingob – Third President of Namibia
  13. Theo-Ben Gurirab (1938–2018)
  14. Hidipo Hamutenya (1939–2016)
  15. Marco Hausiku
  16. Hadino Hishongwa
  17. Joshua Hoebeb
  18. Michaela Hübschle
  19. Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana
  20. Nickey Iyambo (1936–2019)
  21. Richard Kapelwa Kabajani (1943–2007)
  22. Zephania Kameeta
  23. Peter Katjavivi
  24. Willem Konjore
  25. Nathaniel Maxuilili (1927–1999)
  26. Kaire Mbuende
  27. Nangolo Mbumba
  28. David Meroro
  29. Peter Mweshihange (1930–1998)
  30. Kapuka Nauyala
  31. Sam Nujoma – First President of Namibia
  32. John Ya Otto (1938–1994)
  33. Hifikepunye Pohamba – Second President of Namibia
  34. Hartmut Ruppel
  35. Pashukeni Shoombe
  36. Ngarikutuke Tjiriange
  37. Mose Penaani Tjitendero (1943–2006) – Speaker
  38. Andimba Toivo ya Toivo (1924–2017)
  39. Peter Tsheehama (1941–2010)
  40. Ben Ulenga
  41. Buddy Wentworth (1937–2014)
  42. Anton von Wietersheim
  43. Hendrik Witbooi (1934–2009)
  44. Siegfried Wohler

DTAEdit

UDFEdit

  1. Justus ǁGaroëb
  2. Reggie Diergaardt
  3. Eric Biwa
  4. Theophelus Soroseb

ACNEdit

  1. Kosie Pretorius (1935–2017)
  2. Jan de Wet (1927–2012)
  3. Walter Aston

NNFEdit

  1. Vekuii Rukoro

NPFEdit

  1. Moses Katjioungua (1942–2011)

FCNEdit

  1. Johannes Diergaardt (1927–1998); resigned shortly after being elected and was replaced by Mburumba Kerina

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Simon, David (1995). "Namibia: Swapo Wins Two-Thirds Majority". Review of African Political Economy. Taylor & Francis. 22 (63): 107–114. doi:10.1080/03056249508704105. JSTOR 4006279.
  2. ^ Consitituent Assembly: 1 November 1989 - 20 March 1990. Parliament of Namibia.