Jerry Rawlings born on 22 June 1947 in Accra. He is a citizen of Ghana. Jerry Rawlings was educated at Achimota School. He died on 12 November 2020 in Korle Bu Teaching Hospital from a 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease at age 73 years, 4 months.
He was a Fourth President of the Republic of Ghana.
Jerry Rawlings has had one spouse: Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings. He has one child Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings.
Jerry Rawlings has worked as a politician and soldier. He has has won Order of Jamaica, Order of José Martí, Order of Playa Girón, Order of the Star of Ghana, Order of the Volta and Grand Cross of the Order of Good Hope.
Jerry Rawlings has held the position of President of Ghana and chairperson.
He is also known as Jerry John Rawlings.
Rawlings died on 12 November 2020 at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, a week after having been admitted for a "short term illness" in Ghana. According to some reports, his death was caused by complications from COVID-19. His death came nearly two months after that of his mother, Victoria Agbotui, on 24 September 2020. President Nana Akufo-Addo declared a seven-day period of mourning in his honor and flags flown at half-mast. His family members appealed to the Government of Ghana to bury him in Keta in the Volta Region. A schedule for the signing of a book of condolence was opened in his memory. His funeral, originally planned for 23 December 2020, was postponed at the request of his family.