1946 - Born on the 29th of August in Murambi, Rwanda.
1976-1987 - Chairman of the Supreme Revolutionary Council and became the President of Burundi.
1987 - The coup happened, and Pierre Buyoya overthrew him.
1987-1993 - He then lived in Uganda.
1998 - Buyoya put him under house arrest for allegedly plotting another coup.
2002 - Returned back to his country promising to contribute to the troubled central African country's future.
2003 - Released after six months of house arrest on 4th of April.
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