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Buyoya, Pierre


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    • Birth Date

        19491124
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: École Royale Militaire (Brussels, Belgium)
        • Organization: École d' État-Major (France)
        • Organization: Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr (Germany)
    • Has Affiliation

    • Birth Place

        Rutovu (Burundi)
    • Associated Locale

        Burundi
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Armies -- Officers
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    • Sources

      • found: His Déclaration du président du Comité militaire pour le salut national, le major Pierre Buyoya, 1987
      • found: Biog. de sa excellence le major Pierre Boyoya ... 1988?:p. 1 (b. Nov. 1949)
      • found: Africa South of Sahara, 1992:p. 287 (3 Sept. 1987 Bagaza was deposed by an army-led coup d'état led by Maj. Pierre Buyoya, sworn in as president on 2 Oct.)
      • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Dec. 29, 2006(Major Pierre Buyoya; b. Nov. 24, 1949; president of Burundi, Sept. 9, 1987-July 10, 1993, July 25, 1996-Apr. 30, 2003)
      • notfound: Burundi. President (1987- : Buyoya). L'unité pour la démocratie ... 1991: p. 5 (Président de la République)
      • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 6, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Buyoya, Pierre; president, foreign military officer; born 24 November 1949 in Rutovu, province of Buriri, Burundi; studied at École Royale Militaire in Brussels, Belgium (1967); completed his military studies at the École d' État-Major, France (1976-1977) and at Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr, Germany (1980-1982); appointed to Burundian armed forces (1982); member of the Central Committee of UPRONA party (1979); organized a military coup (1987); named president of the Third Republic of Burundi (1988); formed a military- civilian government; developed a new democratic constitution (1991), authorized the creation of political parties (1992); was the UPRONA party candidate for presidential and legislative elections (1993); returned to power (1996-2003); produced the Arusha Accord for peace and reconciliation of Burundi (2000); handed over the presidency to his successor (2003) but held a seat in the Senate)
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