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 Jonas Malheiro Savimbi

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Jonas Malheiro Savimbi Famous memorial

Birth
Bié, Angola
Death
22 Feb 2002 (aged 67)
Moxico, Angola
Burial
Luena, Municipio Moxico, Moxico, Angola
Memorial ID
7422368 View Source

Angolan Rebel Leader. Head of the Anti Communist UNITA rebels. He was an ally of the US during the Angolan Civil War. After a UN brokered peace treaty, Savimbi went to the hills of Angola and continued to fight the government. He was killed in an ambush by government forces on February 22, 2002.

Angolan Rebel Leader. Head of the Anti Communist UNITA rebels. He was an ally of the US during the Angolan Civil War. After a UN brokered peace treaty, Savimbi went to the hills of Angola and continued to fight the government. He was killed in an ambush by government forces on February 22, 2002.

Bio by: Erik Lander

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 7 May 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7422368
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7422368/jonas-malheiro-savimbi: accessed ), memorial page for Jonas Malheiro Savimbi (3 Aug 1934–22 Feb 2002), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7422368, citing Luena Main Cemetery, Luena, Municipio Moxico, Moxico, Angola; Maintained by Find a Grave .