Hissène Habré

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Hissène Habré (Arabic: حسين حبري Ḥusaīn Ḥabrī, Chadian Arabic: pronounced [hiˈsɛn ˈhabre]; French pronunciation: ​[isɛn abʁe]; 13 August 1942 – 24 August 2021), also spelled Hissen Habré, was a Chadian politician and convicted war criminal who served as the 5th president of Chad from 1982 until he was deposed in 1990. A member of Chad's northern population, Habré joined FROLINAT rebels in the first Chadian Civil War against the southern-dominated Chadian government. Due to a rift with fellow rebel commander Goukouni Oueddei, Habré and his Armed Forces of the North rebel army briefly defected to Felix Malloum's government against Oueddei before turning against Malloum, who resigned in 1979. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hissène Habré has received more than 575,136 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Hissène Habré is the 3,686th most popular politician, the most popular biography from Chad and the most popular Chadian Politician.

Hissène Habré is most famous for being the president of Chad from 1982 to 1990.

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Among politicians, Hissène Habré ranks 3,686 out of 15,710Before him are Condoleezza Rice, Seleucus III Ceraunus, Sophia of Prussia, Heracles of Macedon, Çandarlı Halil Pasha the Younger, and Gelon. After him are Magnus, Duke of Holstein, Hjalmar Siilasvuo, Norodom of Cambodia, Latife Uşşaki, Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and Hetepheres I.

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Among people born in 1942, Hissène Habré ranks 81Before him are Terry Jones, Caetano Veloso, Françoise Dorléac, Jean-Claude Trichet, Muhammadu Buhari, and George Jung. After him are Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Larry Flynt, Michael York, Donna Leon, Manolo Blahnik, and Conrad Schumann.

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Among people born in Chad, Hissène Habré ranks 1 out of 12After him are François Tombalbaye (1918), Félix Malloum (1932), Goukouni Oueddei (1944), Catherine Samba-Panza (1954), Lol Mahamat Choua (1939), Pascal Yoadimnadji (1950), Moussa Faki (1960), Mahamat Saleh Haroun (1961), Delwa Kassiré Koumakoye (1949), Kalzeubet Pahimi Deubet (1957), and Abdullah Omar (1987).

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Among politicians born in Chad, Hissène Habré ranks 1After him are François Tombalbaye (1918), Félix Malloum (1932), Goukouni Oueddei (1944), Catherine Samba-Panza (1954), Lol Mahamat Choua (1939), Pascal Yoadimnadji (1950), Moussa Faki (1960), Delwa Kassiré Koumakoye (1949), and Kalzeubet Pahimi Deubet (1957).