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Bagaza, Jean Baptiste

Born: 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: Burundian
Categories: Politician, Presidents


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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