Didier Ratsiraka

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Didier Ratsiraka
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President of the Supreme Revolutionary Council
In office
15 June 1975 – 27 March 1993
Preceded byGilles Andriamahazo
Succeeded byAlbert Zafy
President of Madagascar
In office
9 February 1997 – 6 May 2002
Preceded byAlbert Zafy
Succeeded byMarc Ravalomanana
Personal details
Born(1936-11-04)4 November 1936
Vatomandry, Madagascar
Died28 March 2021(2021-03-28) (aged 84)
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Political partyVanguard of the Malagasy Revolution

Vice Admiral Didier Ratsiraka (4 November 1936 – 28 March 2021) was a Malagasy politician. He was the President of Madagascar from 1975 to 1993 and from 1997 to 2002. He was in exile from 2009 to 2011.[1]

Ratsiraka died on 28 March 2021 in Antananarivo, Madagascar from the influenza at the age of 84.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Madagascar president Ratsiraka ends exile", Mail & Guardian Online, November 24, 2011
  2. Asala, Kizzi (28 March 2021). "Madagascar's ex-president Didier Ratsiraka dies at 84". Africanews. Retrieved 28 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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