Mobutu Sese Seko
|Mobutu Sese Seko|
Mobutu at the Pentagon on 5 August 1983
|Preses o Zaire|
24 November 1965 – 16 Mey 1997
|Precedit bi||Joseph Kasa-Vubu|
|Succeedit bi||Laurent-Désiré Kabila|
14 October 1930
Lisala, Belgian Congo
|Dee'd||7 September 1997
|Poleetical pairty||Popular Muivement o the Revolution|
|Spoose(s)||Marie-Antoinette Mobutu (Deceased)
Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu Wa Za Banga[lower-alpha 1] (born Joseph-Desiré Mobutu; 14 October 1930 – 7 September 1997) wis the militar dictator and Preses o the Democratic Republic o the Congo (which Mobutu renamed Zaire in 1971) frae 1965 tae 1997.
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- The name translates as "The warrior wha leaves a trail o fire in his path" or "The warrior wha knaws no defeat acause o his endurance an inflexible will an is aw pouerfu, leavin fire in his wake as he goes frae conquest tae conquest".