Nov. 10, 1919 Katanga, Congo, Democratic Republic of
Jun. 29, 1969 Algiers, Algeria
Politician and kidnapping victim. President of the secessionist republic of Katanga when Congo became independent of Belgium (1960). Defeated after a bloody civil war, with UN intervention (1963). Returned as President of the Congo 1964, ousted by military coup 1965. Went into exile. Kidnapped 1967. Died in Algeria in 1969.
Burial: Etterbeek Cemetery Etterbeek Arrondissement Brussel-Hoofdstad Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
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