- Name: Kgalema Motlanthe
- Born: 07/19/1949 (71 years old)
Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe (Northern Sotho pronunciation:[ˈkxɑ.lɪ.mɑ mʊ.ˈtɬʼɑ.n.tʰɛ]; born 19 July 1949) is a South African politician who served as President of South Africa between 25 September 2008 and 9 May 2009, following the resignation of Thabo Mbeki.
Alias: Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe
Party: African National Congress
Birth Place: Boksburg, Transvaal, South Africa