David Dacko

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David Dacko
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Dacko in 1962
In office
14 August 1960 – 1 January 1966
Preceded byPost created
Succeeded byJean-Bédel Bokassa
In office
20 September 1979 – 1 September 1981
Vice PresidentHenri Maïdou[1]
Preceded byBokassa I
Succeeded byAndré Kolingba
Prime Minister of the
Central African Republic
In office
1 May 1959 – 14 August 1960
Preceded byAbel Goumba
Succeeded byPost abolished
Personal details
Born(1930-03-24)24 March 1930
Bouchia, Mbaiki, Ubangi-Shari
Died20 November 2003(2003-11-20) (aged 73)
Yaoundé, Cameroon
OccupationPolitician

David Dacko (French pronunciation: ​[david dako]; 24 March 1930 – 20 November 2003) was a Central African politician who served as the 1st President of the Central African Republic from 14 August 1960 to 1 January 1966, and 3rd President from 21 September 1979 to 1 September 1981.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bradshaw & Fandos-Rius 2016.
  2. "CAR's first president dies". BBC News. 21 November 2003. Retrieved 11 August 2018.