Amadou Toumani Touré

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Amadou Toumani Touré
3rd President of Mali
5th President of Mali
Assumed office
Preceded byMoussa Traoré
Alpha Oumar Konaré
Succeeded byAlpha Oumar Konaré
Personal details
Born (1948-11-04) November 4, 1948 (age 70)
Mopti, Mali
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Toure Lobbo Traore

General (ret) Amadou Toumani Touré (born November 4, 1948 in Mopti, Mali[1]) was 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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