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Dadjo, Kleber

Born: 1914 AD
Currently alive, at 101 years of age.
Nationality: Togolese
Categories: Politician

1914 – Born in Siou, Togo, on the 12th of August.


Served in the British Army during World War II and in the French Army in the IndoChina and Algeria conflicts.


1960 – He was the longest-serving and highest-ranked Togolese in the French Army.


He attained rank of Captain and commanded Togo’s tiny defense force, the Garde Togolaise.


1963 – Became Lieutenant Colonel after the coup d’état and served as head of the military cabinet of President Nicolas Grunitzky.


1967 – Served as Chairman of the National Reconciliation Committee in Togo from 14th of January to 14th of April.


       – After the 2nd military coup d’état on 13th of January, he was named interim President of Togo.


1967-1968 – He served as Minister of Justice.


1969 – Retired and returned to his home in Siou where he became Chef de Canton.