Antoine Gizenga

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Antoine Gizenga
21st Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
In office
30 December 2006 – 10 October 2008
PresidentJoseph Kabila
Preceded byLikulia Bolongo
Succeeded byAdolphe Muzito
Deputy Prime Minister of Congo-Léopoldville
In office
24 June 1960 – 14 September 1960
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byJean Bolikango
Prime Minister of Congo-Stanleyville
In office
12 December 1960 – 5 August 1961
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOffice abolished
Personal details
Born(1916-10-05)5 October 1916
Bandundu Province, Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Died24 February 2019(2019-02-24) (aged 102)
Political partyPALU

Antoine Gizenga (5 October 1916 – 24 February 2019) was a Congolese politician. He was the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from 30 December 2006[1] to 10 October 2008.[2] He is the Secretary-General of the Unified Lumumbist Party (Parti Lumumbiste Unifié, PALU).

Gizenga was born in Mushiko, Bandundu. He died on 24 February 2019 in Kinshasa, aged 102.[3]

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