• Born year: 1924
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death year: 1988
Patrick Mphephu

Chief Patrick Ramaano Mphephu (1924-17 April 1988) was the first president of the bantustan of Venda, which was granted nominal independence from South Africa on 13 September 1979.Mphephu was born in Dzanani settlement and after graduating from high school worked for the Johannesburg City Council.