6. He was once nominated for the Nobel Prize and was awarded the Chinese equivalent in 2015.
7. Mugabe has served as both chair of the Organisation of African Unity and the African Union. He shares this distinction with former Congolese Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
8. Although he is a great cricket fan, he played tennis at school.
9. He fathered his last child, Chatunga Bellarmine Mugabe when he was 73 years old.
10. At 93, he was the oldest head of state on earth.