Amos Sawyer

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Amos Claudius Sawyer (15 June 1945 – 16 February 2022) was a Liberian politician and academic. He was the interim President of Liberia from 22 November 1990 to 7 March 1994. He was voted in by 35 leaders representing seven political parties and eleven interest groups.[1] Sawyer was born in Sinoe County, Liberia. He became president after Samuel Doe was kidnapped and executed.

Sawyer died at a hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, on 16 February 2022 from cardiac arrest at the age of 76.[2]

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  1. "Honoree: Search Awards: University Honors & Awards: Indiana University". Archived from the original on 2020-07-16. Retrieved 2020-07-16.
  2. "Liberia: Dr. Amos Sawyer, Former Interim President, Dies". 2022-02-17. Retrieved 2022-02-17.