Laurent-Désiré Kabila

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Laurent-Désiré Kabila
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A bust o Laurent Kabila bein installed in the toun o Bukavu, 2011.
Preses o the Democratic Republic o the Congo
In office
Mey 17, 1997 – Januar 16, 2001
Precedit biMobutu Sese Seko (as Preses o Zaire)
Succeedit biJoseph Kabila
Personal details
Born27 November 1939(1939-11-27)
Baudouinville, Belgian Congo
Dee'd16 Januar 2001(2001-01-16) (aged 61)
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic o the Congo
NaitionalityCongolese
Poleetical pairtyFowk's Revolution Pairty
(1967–1996)
Alliance o Democratic Forces for the Liberation o Congo
(1996–1997)
Independent
(1997–2001)
Spoose(s)Sifa Mahanya
BairnsAimée Kabila (1976–2001)
Jaynet Kabila
Joseph Kabila
Zoé Kabila
Alma materVarsity o Dar es Salaam
ProfessionRebel leader, Preses
ReligionAnglicanism

Laurent-Désiré Kabila (Aboot this soondpronunciation ) (November 27, 1939 – Januar 16, 2001), or simply Laurent Kabila, wis Preses o the Democratic Republic o the Congo frae Mey 17, 1997, when he owerthrew Mobutu Sese Seko, till his assassination bi ane o his boukguards on Januar 16, 2001.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "IRIN - In Depth Reports". IRIN. Retrieved May 25, 2016.