Joseph Kasa-Vubu

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Joseph Kasa-Vubu
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Kasa-Vubu in 1962
1st President of the Republic of the Congo
In office
27 June 1960 – 24 November 1965
Prime MinisterPatrice Lumumba
Joseph Iléo
Justin Marie Bomboko
Joseph Iléo
Cyrille Adoula
Moise Tshombe
Évariste Kimba
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byJoseph-Désiré Mobutu
Personal details
Bornc. 1917
Kuma-Dizi, Mayombe, Belgian Congo
Died24 March 1969 (aged c. 51–52)
Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Political partyABAKO
Spouse(s)Hortense Ngoma Masunda (m. 1941)
ChildrenAdolphe Kasa-Vubu, Marie-Rose Kasa-Vubu, Flavien Kasa-Vubu, Justine Kasa-Vubu, Bibiane Kasa-Vubu, Zecké Kasa-Vubu, Joséphine Kasa-Vubu, Alain Kasa-Vubu and Michel Kasa-Vubu

Joseph Kasa-Vubu (c. 1917 – 24 March 1969) was a Congolese politician. He was the first President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (then Republic of the Congo) from 1960 to 1965.

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