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 Moise Kapend Tshombe

Moise Kapend Tshombe

Birth
Katanga, Congo, Democratic Republic of
Death 29 Jun 1969 (aged 49)
Algiers, Algeria
Burial Wezembeek-Oppem, Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde, Flemish Brabant (Vlaams-Brabant), Belgium
Memorial ID 4997 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 2 Apr 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4997
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Moise Kapend Tshombe (10 Nov 1919–29 Jun 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4997, citing Etterbeek Cemetery, Wezembeek-Oppem, Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde, Flemish Brabant (Vlaams-Brabant), Belgium ; Maintained by Find A Grave .