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Obote, Apollo Milton

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Born: 1924 AD
Died: 2005 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: Ugandan
Categories: Politician

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1924 - Born on the 28th of December in Apac District, Uganda.

1940 - He began his education at the Protestant Missionary School in Lira.

1956 - He joined the political party Uganda National Congress.

1957 - He was elected to the colonial Legislative Council.

1961 - He formed a coalition with the Buganda royalist party Kabaka Yekka, and was elected executive Prime Minister.

1962 - He was a Ugandan political leader who led Ugada to independence from the British Colonial administration.

1971 - He was deposed by his army chief, ldi Amin, who was favored by Britain. Obote fled to Tanzania.

1985 - He was deposed again by his own army commanders Brigadier Bazilio Olara-Okello and General Tito Okello in a military Coup.

2005 - He died on the 10th of October in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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