Mobutu Sese Seko

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Mobutu Sese Seko
Mobutu at the Pentagon on 5 August 1983
Preses o Zaire
In office
24 November 1965 – 16 Mey 1997
Precedit biJoseph Kasa-Vubu
Succeedit biLaurent-Désiré Kabila
Personal details
BornJoseph-Desiré Mobutu
14 October 1930(1930-10-14)
Lisala, Belgian Congo
Dee'd7 September 1997(1997-09-07) (aged 66)
Rabat, Morocco
Poleetical pairtyPopular Muivement o the Revolution
Spoose(s)Marie-Antoinette Mobutu (Deceased)
Bobi Ladawa
ReligionRoman Catholic

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 an Preses o the Democratic Republic o the Congo (which Mobutu renamed Zaire in 1971) frae 1965 tae 1997.

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  1. The name translates as "The warrior that leaves a trail o fire in his path" or "The warrior that 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".