Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo

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Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo
Ouédraogo at a book signing in 2020
President of Upper Volta
In office
9 November 1982 – 4 August 1983
Prime MinisterThomas Sankara
Preceded bySaye Zerbo
Succeeded byThomas Sankara
Minister of National Defence and Veterans Affairs of Upper Volta
In office
26 November 1982 – 23 August 1983
Preceded bySaye Zerbo
Succeeded byJean-Baptiste Boukary Lingani
Personal details
Born (1942-06-30) 30 June 1942 (age 81)
Kaya, French West Africa
(now Burkina Faso)
Alma materUniversity of Abidjan
University of Strasbourg
Military service
Allegiance Republic of Upper Volta
Years of service1972–1983
RankMédicin-commandant (major)

Jean-Baptiste Philippe Ouédraogo (born 30 June 1942) is a Burkinabé physician and retired military officer. He was President of Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) from 8 November 1982 to 4 August 1983. He has retired from politics and works at a medical clinic.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Décès de Barthélémy TOÉ : Remerciements et faire part". (in French). 1 June 2021. Retrieved 2 June 2021.