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Jean-Bédel Bokassa

1921 - 1996

Jean-Bédel Bokassa

Jean-Bédel Bokassa ([ʒɑ̃ bedɛl bɔkasa]; 22 February 1921 – 3 November 1996), also known as Bokassa I, was a Central African political and military leader who served as the second president of the Central African Republic and as the emperor of its successor state, the Central African Empire, from his Saint-Sylvestre coup d'état on 1 January 1966 until overthrown in a subsequent coup in 1979. Of this period, he served about 11 years as president and three years as self-proclaimed emperor of Central Africa, though the country was still a de facto military dictatorship. His imperial regime lasted from 4 December 1976 to 21 September 1979. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Bédel Bokassa has received more than 982,846 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 709th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Jean-Bédel Bokassa ranks 704 out of 14,801Before him are Konstantin von Neurath, Alberto Fujimori, John I of France, Yeongjo of Joseon, Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, and Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Güyük Khan, Jovian, Hassan II of Morocco, Sennacherib, Heydar Aliyev, and Malik-Shah I.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1921, Jean-Bédel Bokassa ranks 9Before him are Charles Bronson, Astor Piazzolla, Andrei Sakharov, Stanisław Lem, John Rawls, and Suharto. After him are Yves Montand, Michael I of Romania, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Joseph Beuys, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, and Hua Guofeng. Among people deceased in 1996, Jean-Bédel Bokassa ranks 7Before him are François Mitterrand, Baba Vanga, Marcello Mastroianni, Tupac Shakur, Thomas Kuhn, and Carl Sagan. After him are Ella Fitzgerald, Marguerite Duras, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Joseph Brodsky, Adolf Galland, and René Lacoste.

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In Central African Republic

Among people born in Central African Republic, Jean-Bédel Bokassa ranks 1 out of 13After him are David Dacko (1930), Barthélemy Boganda (1910), André Kolingba (1936), Ange-Félix Patassé (1937), Faustin-Archange Touadéra (1957), Michel Djotodia (1949), Nathalie Tauziat (1967), Élie Doté (1948), Nicolas Tiangaye (1956), Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (1989), and Romain Sato (1981).

Among POLITICIANS In Central African Republic

Among politicians born in Central African Republic, Jean-Bédel Bokassa ranks 1After him are David Dacko (1930), Barthélemy Boganda (1910), André Kolingba (1936), Ange-Félix Patassé (1937), Faustin-Archange Touadéra (1957), Michel Djotodia (1949), Élie Doté (1948), and Nicolas Tiangaye (1956).