Currently alive, at 102 years of age.
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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.