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Albert Zafy

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Albert Zafy
3rd President of Madagascar
In office
27 March 1993 – 5 September 1996
Preceded byDidier Ratsiraka
Succeeded byNorbert Ratsirahonana (acting)
Personal details
Born(1927-05-01)1 May 1927
Betsihaka, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar
Died13 October 2017(2017-10-13) (aged 90)
Saint-Pierre, Réunion, France
Political partyNational Union for Democracy and Development (UNDD)
Alma materUniversity of Montpellier

Albert Zafy (1 May 1927[1][2] – 13 October 2017) was a Malagasy politician. He was the President of Madagascar from 27 March 1993[3] to 5 September 1996.[4]

Zafy died on 13 October 2017 at a hospital in Saint-Pierre, Réunion in France of a stroke at the age of 90.[5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Patrick Rajoelina, Madagascar, le duel (2003), page 206 (in French).
  2. Ravaloson, Jaona; Zafy, Albert (1994). Transition democratique a Madagascar. L'Harmattan. p. 54. ISBN 978-2-7384-2615-4.
  3. Richard R. Marcus, "Political change in Madagascar: populist democracy or neopatrimonialism by another name?" Archived 2013-05-08 at the Wayback Machine, Institute for Security Studies, Occasional Paper 89, August 2004.
  4. Guy Arnold, Madagascar: Year in Review 1996, Britannica.com.
  5. "Former Malagasy President Albert Zafy dies - Journal du Cameroun". Archived from the original on 2017-10-13. Retrieved 2017-10-13.
  6. "Décès de l'ancien président malgache, Albert Zafy - Apanews.net". Archived from the original on 2017-10-13. Retrieved 2017-10-13.