Scholar, teacher, researcher, politician, and President of Namibia since March 2015. He was the first Prime Minister of Namibia, from 1990 to 2002. This is his third time serving in the role. He is also the Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community, and has used his career to consistently pushed for improvements in democracy and education within Namibia since being expelled from high school in 1960 for protesting the poor equality of education.
He studied at Temple University in PA, on a full scholarship. He went on to receive his bachelors degree from Fordham University in 1970, and his masters degree in International Relations from the Graduate Faculty of the New School in 1974. He completed his P.H.D. from the University of Leeds.
In 1998, he led the assembly responsible for forming the Namibian Constitution, which was unanimously adopted under his chairmanship in 1990.
He married entrepreneur and lawyer Monica Geingos in 2015. He was married to Priscilla Charlene Cash from 1967 - 1992, and together they had one daughter, Nangula Geingos-Dukes. From 1993 - 2008 he was married to Loini Kandume, and has two children with her - Dângos and Hage Jr.
He tweeted in September 2018 that he was discussing Sino-African solidarity and equity at the FOCAC Roundtable Meeting with President Xi Jinping.