John Dramani Mahama was born on 29 November 1958
John Dramani Mahama was born on 29 November 1958 and is a Ghanaian politician who has been President of Ghana since July 2012.

He was the Vice President of Ghana from 2009 to 2012, and he took office as President on 24 July 2012 following the death of his predecessor,

John Dramani Mahama who incidentally is also the fourth “John,” to ascend the high office of the President.

Ex-President Jerry John Rawlings ascribed as the first “John,” ruled as a democratically-elected President from January 7, 1993 to January 6, 2001; Ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor endorsed as the second “John,” from January 7, 2001 to January 6, 2009; and the late Professor John Evans Atta Mills, the third “John,” from January 7, 2009 to July 24, 2012.

President John Mahama was born on November 29, 1958 at Damongo, in the Northern Region of Ghana.

He is a communications expert, historian, writer, former Member of Parliament and Minister of State, and immediate former Vice-President of Ghana.

He ascended to the high office of President following the death of the incumbent President John Evans Atta Mills on Tuesday, July 24 in Accra.