Francisco Macías Nguema
|1st President of Equatorial Guinea|
12 October 1968 – 3 August 1979
|Vice President||Edmundo Bossio|
Bonifacio Nguema Esono Nchama
|Preceded by||Spanish colonial rule|
|Succeeded by||Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo|
|Born||1 January 1924|
Nsegayong, Rio Muni, Spanish Guinea
|Died||29 September 1979 (aged 55)|
Black Beach, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
|Cause of death||Execution by firing squad|
|Resting place||Malabo Cemetery|
|Political party||United National Workers' Party (Partido Único Nacional de Trabajadores)|
|Children||At least 2 daughters and 1 son|
|Target||Equatorial Guinean people|
|Victims||20.000 - 50.000|
|Apprehended||September 24th, 1979|
|Imprisoned||Black Beach Prison|
Francisco Macías Nguema (born Mez-m Ngueme; Africanised to Masie Nguema Biyogo Ñegue Ndong; 1 January 1924 – 29 September 1979) was the first President of Equatorial Guinea, from 1968 until his overthrow. He was executed in 1979.
References[change | change source]
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- "Equatorial Guinea 'thwarts coup attempt'". 3 January 2018. Retrieved 29 January 2019.