Félix Houphouët-Boigny

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Félix Houphouët-Boigny
1st President of Côte d'Ivoire
In office
3 November 1960 – 7 December 1993
Preceded by None (position first established)
Succeeded by Henri Konan Bédié
Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire
In office
7 August 1960 – 27 November 1960
Preceded by None (position first established)
Succeeded by None (position abolished)
Personal details
Born 18 October 1905(1905-10-18)
Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire
Died 7 December 1993(1993-12-07) (aged 88)
Côte d'Ivoire
Nationality Ivorian
Political party Democratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire
Spouse(s) Marie-Thérèse Houphouët-Boigny
Religion Roman Catholicism

Félix Houphouët-Boigny (French pronunciation: [feliks ufwɛt bwaɲi];[1] 18 October 1905 – 7 December 1993) was the first President of Côte d'Ivoire. He was president until he died in 1993.[2]

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