Currently alive, at 70 years of age.
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.