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Gbagbo, Laurent, 1945-

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    • Gbagbo, L. (Laurent), 1945-
    • Gbagbo, Laurent Koudou, 1945-
    • Koudou Gbagbo, Laurent, 1945-
    • Gbabgo, Laurent, 1945-
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1945-05-31
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Front populaire ivoirien
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Université d'Abidjan. Institut d'histoire d'art et d'archéologie africains
        • Organization: (naf) Co̊te d'Ivoire. Présidence de la République
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Babré (Côte d'Ivoire)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Côte d'Ivoire
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) France
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  • Sources

    • found: Soundjata, 1979:t.p. (Koudou Gbagbo Laurent) cover (L. Gbabgo)
    • found: His Réflexions sur la Conférence de Brazzaville, 1978:t.p. (Laurent Gbagbo) p. 4 of cover (b. 1945 in Babré, Iv. Coast)
    • found: Britannica academic edition (online), viewed Jan. 18, 2014(Laurent Gbagbo, b. May 31, 1945, Gagnoa [dept.], Côte d'Ivoire; Ivoirian educator and politician; M.A. 1970 and doctorate 1979, Sorbonne; imprisoned 1971-1973; joined the faculty of the Univ. of Abidjan's Institute of History, Art and African Archeology in 1974, director of the institute 1980; went into exile in France 1982-1988; elected to lead the Ivoirian Popular Front 1988; president of Côte d'Ivoire 2000 (presiding over a country in civil war) until election of Nov. 2010 when he refused to step down; arrested Apr. 2011)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 28, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Gbagbo, Laurent Koudou; president, educator, remonstrant; born 31 May 1945 in Mama, Cöte d'Ivoire; graduated from the University of Abidjan with a bachelor's degree in history (1969); earned a master's degree in history from the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne (1970); had a research position at the Institute of Art History and African Archeology (IHAAA) at the University of Abidjan; earned PhD in history at the University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot; joined the dissident teachers' union, the Syndicat National de la Recherche et de l'Enseignement Supérieur (SYNARES);formed an underground political party, the Front Populaire Ivoirien (FPI; Ivoirian Popular Front) (1982); wassworn in as president of Ivory Coast (2000); surrendered and stepped down as president (11 April 2011))
    • found: Pour la verité et la justice, 2104:t.p. (Laurent Gbabgo)
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    • 1980-03-27: new
    • 2016-05-14: revised
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