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 PresesMustafa Adrisi
Precedit biMilton Obote
Succeedit biYusufu Lule
Personal details
BornIdi Dada
c. 1923-1928
Koboko, Uganda Pertectorate
Dee'd16 August 2003 (2003-08-16) (aged 78)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabie
NaitionalityUgandan
Spoose(s)Malyamu (divorced)
Kay (divorced)
Nora (divorced)
Madina (widow)
Sarah Kyolaba (widow)
Bairns43 (estimate)[1]
ReligionIslam
Militar service
AllegianceUnitit Kinrick Unitit Kinrick
Uganda Uganda
Service/branchBreetish Airmy
Ugandan Airmy
Years o service1946–1962 (UK)
1962–1979 (Uganda)
RankLieutenant (UK)
Field Marshal
UnitKeeng's African Rifles
CommandsCommander-in-Chief o the airmed forces
Battles/warsShifta 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.