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Micombero

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

1940–1983 Burundian army captain and president of Burundi (1966–1976).

Born in the southern Burundian province of Buriri, Michel Micombero attended a local Catholic school before...

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Micombero

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

1940–1983 Burundian army captain and president of Burundi (1966–1976).

Born in the southern Burundian province of Buriri, Michel Micombero attended a local Catholic school before...

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Micombero, Michel

Eric Young.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 397 words.

Born in the southern Burundian province of Buriri, Michel Micombero attended a local Catholic school before entering the military in

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Micombero, Michel (1940)

jean-pierre chrétien.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1253 words.

president of Burundi, was born in 1940 in Rutovu (province of Bururi) in the south of Burundi. His father was

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Micombero (1940–1983)

Young Eric.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 398 words.

Born in the southern Burundian province of Buriri, Michel Micombero attended a local Catholic school before entering the military in

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Micombero, Michel 1940–1983 Burundian army captain and president of Burundi (1966–1976).

Eric Young.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 397 words.

Born in the southern Burundian province of Buriri, Michel Micombero attended a local Catholic school before entering the military in 1960. In 1962 the newly independent government of...

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Mwambutsa IV 1912–1977 King of Burundi from 1913 to 1966 ; cooperated with and then outlasted Belgian colonial rule but also helped set the country on a path toward violence.

Eric Young.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 349 words.

A heavy-drinking womanizer and a poorly educated monarch, King Mwambutsa, born Mwambutsa Bangiricenge, was described by the Belgian governor of colonial Burundi as leading a “dissolute...

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Bagaza, Jean-Baptiste 1946– Senior army officer and president of Burundi.

Eric Young.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 397 words.

Jean-Baptiste Bagaza held power in the Central African nation of Burundi during years when conflict between the Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups erupted in mass violence. Bagaza was born...

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Burundi

Eric Young.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3563 words.

Nineteenth-century European travelers described the kingdom of Burundi as “a land of almost ideal beauty.” Today, the national borders of Burundi, one of Africa’s most densely populated...

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