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Lansana Conté

(1934—2008)


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1934–2008 President of Guinea since 1984.

Taking power in a nonviolent coup in 1984, Lansana Conté succeeded Sékou Touré, Guinea’s first president and the man who led the country’s independence ...

Subjects: African Studies.


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