Amadou Toumani Touré
|Amadou Toumani Touré|
|3rd President of Mali
5th President of Mali
1991 – 1992
2002 – Present
|Preceded by||Moussa Traoré
Alpha Oumar Konaré
|Succeeded by||Alpha Oumar Konaré
|Born||November 4, 1948
|Spouse(s)||Toure Lobbo Traore|
General (ret) Amadou Toumani Touré (born November 4, 1948 in Mopti, Mali) is the president of Mali. He took power from a military ruler, Moussa Traoré in 1991, then he gave power to civilian (non-military) authorities in 1992. He won the presidential election in 2002. He won the next election easily in 2007.
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- "Malian President announces his candidacy for next elections", African Press Agency, March 27, 2007.