Idi Amin

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Idi Amin
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Amin in 1973
3rd Preses o Uganda
In office
25 Januar 1971 – 11 Aprile 1979
Vice Preses Mustafa Adrisi
Precedit bi Milton Obote
Succeedit bi Yusufu Lule
Personal details
Born Idi Dada
c. 1923-1928
Koboko, Uganda Pertectorate
Dee'd 16 August 2003 (2003-08-16) (aged 78)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabie
Naitionality Ugandan
Spoose(s) Malyamu (divorced)
Kay (divorced)
Nora (divorced)
Madina (widow)
Sarah Kyolaba (widow)
Bairns 43 (estimate)[1]
Religion Islam
Militar service
Allegiance Unitit Kinrick Unitit Kinrick
Uganda Uganda
Service/branch Breetish Airmy
Ugandan Airmy
Years o service 1946–1962 (UK)
1962–1979 (Uganda)
Rank Lieutenant (UK)
Field Marshal
Unit Keeng's African Rifles
Commands Commander-in-Chief o the airmed forces
Battles/wars Shifta War
Mau Mau Uprisin
1971 Ugandan coup d'état
Uganda-Tanzanie War

Idi Amin Dada (/ˈdi ɑːˈmn/; c. 1923-28 – 16 August 2003) wis the third Preses o Uganda, rulin frae 1971 tae 1979.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nakajubi, Gloria (15 July 2015). "Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's widow Sarah Kyolaba dies in the UK aged 59". The Independent. Retrieved 21 September 2015.