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Bagaza, Jean Baptiste

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Born: 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: Burundian
Categories: Politician, Presidents

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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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