Félix Houphouët-Boigny

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Félix Houphouët-Boigny
1st Preses o Côte d'Ivoire
In office
3 November 1960 – 7 December 1993
Precedit biNone (poseetion first established)
Succeedit biHenri Konan Bédié
Prime Meenister o Côte d'Ivoire
In office
7 August 1960 – 27 November 1960
Precedit biNone (poseetion first established)
Succeedit biNone (poseetion abolished)
Personal details
BornDia Houphouët
18 October 1905(1905-10-18)
Yamoussoukro, French Wast Africae
Dee'd7 December 1993(1993-12-07) (aged 88)
Ivory Coast
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic Pairty o Côte d'Ivoire
Spoose(s)Marie-Thérèse Houphouët-Boigny
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Félix Houphouët-Boigny (French pronunciation: ​[feliks ufwɛt bwaɲi] or [feliks ufwɛ bwaɲi];[1][2] 18 October 1905 – 7 December 1993), affectionately cried Papa Houphouët or Le Vieux (The Auld Ane), wis the first Preses o Côte d'Ivoire (1960 tae 1993), servin for mair nor three decades till his daith.

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  1. Noble, Kenneth B. (8 February 1994). "For Ivory Coast's Founder, Lavish Funeral". New York Times. Retrieved 22 July 2008.
  2. "Félix Houphouët-Boigny". France Actuelle. 5. 1956. p. 10.