African Dictator Who Said That President Is Below His Status & Crowned Himself An Emperor (Pictures)
The former military Head of State in Central African Republic, General Jean Bedel Bokassa led some soldiers to overthrew the government of David Dacko on January 1, 1966, when the later was visiting a Minister's plantations still in the same capital city of CAR and immediately, after the coup d'etat,
There is a country known as the Central African Republic, the size of the landmass of this country is like the size of France.This country had an African ruler, and dictator who proclaimed himself as the Emperor.This African ruler, Jean-Bedel Bokassa was born on the 22nd of February, 1921.
Jean-Bedel Bokassa has been dead for 18 years, but his lavish spending during his reign as emperor of the Central African Republic, will never go down in history. Jean-Bédel Bokassa was born on 22 February, 1921 in Central African Republic. Bokassa was a Central African political and military leader who ruled as an Emperor and the second president of the Central African Republic.
General Jean Bedel Bokassa was a one time military Head of State and Government in Central African Republic, a country in Central Africa subregion.
Jean Bedal Bokassa:Jean Bedel Bokassa: also known as Bokassa, 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. Bokassa came from a reputable family, his father was the chief of the umbakka tribe in Bengishadi French Coloni. After his father's sudden death in 1927 and his
On December 31 1965, a military coup overthrew President Dacko and replaced him by another relative of father Boganda: Col. Jean-Bedel Bokassa, then aged 44. Later promoted to General and then, Field-Marshal, Bokassa ruled the country as an absolute dictator. In 1969, his right hand man, Lt-Col. Alexandre Banza, was put to death after an alleged plot. From that point, atrocities increased in a reign of terror equally only in Uganda under the rule of Idi Amin and Equitorial Guinea under Macias Nguema, both friends
Bokassa I, Central African Emperor Jean-Bedel Bokassa was born in 1921, he was raised in the French-held African territory which is now the Central African Republic. When he was six, Bokassa’s father was beaten to death by French colonial forces for the crime of organizing a labor strike. His mother committed suicide shortly thereafter. His other relatives were able to take him in and pay for his education at a local Catholic school. It was there that he acquired a first name, Jean-Bedel. After stints in the