Being the first president of the fourth republic of the country, he served from the year 1993 to 2001.

Mr Rawlings made headlines earlier this month when he was spotted in a bushy hair with a bushy beard.

On the occasion of his 73rd birthday, the former president has received loads of goodwill messages from Ghanaians including the Vice President Bawumia.

From his days as President till date, let’s glance through 10 lovely photos of the icon.

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JJ Rawlings and late Nelson Mandela
JJ Rawlings and late Nelson Mandela
JJ Rawlings and the Black Stars
JJ Rawlings and the Black Stars