Henri Konan Bédié

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Henri Konan Bédié
2nd President of Côte d'Ivoire
In office
7 December 1993 – 24 December 1999
Acting to 22 October 1995
Preceded byFélix Houphouët-Boigny
Succeeded byRobert Guéï
Personal details
Born(1934-05-05)May 5, 1934
Dadiékro, French West Africa
DiedAugust 1, 2023(2023-08-01) (aged 89)
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Political partyPDCI-RDA
Spouse(s)Henriette Koinzan Bomo

Aimé Henri Konan Bédié (May 5, 1934 – August 1, 2023) was an Ivorian politician. He was President of Côte d'Ivoire from 1993 to 1999. He was the President of the Democratic Party of Côte d'Ivoire - African Democratic Rally (PDCI-RDA).[1]

Bédié died on August 1, 2023 at a private hospital in Abidjan, Ivory Coast at the age of 89.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Biography at PDCI-RDA website Archived 2007-07-28 at the Wayback Machine (in French).
  2. "Décès du Président Henri Konan Bédié à la Pisam : La Côte d'Ivoire perd une figure politique". Afrique Sur 7. 1 August 2023. Retrieved 1 August 2023.