Léon Kengo wa Dondo

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Léon Kengo
Léon Kengo Senate of Poland 01.JPG
Léon Kengo in the Polish Senate (2008)
12th Prime Minister of Zaire
In office
5 November 1982 – 31 October 1986
Preceded byN'singa Udjuu Ongwabeki Untubu
Succeeded byPosition abolished
In office
26 November 1988 – 4 May 1990
Preceded bySambwa Pida Nbagui
Succeeded byLunda Bululu
In office
6 July 1994 – 2 April 1997
Preceded byFaustin Birindwa
Succeeded byÉtienne Tshisekedi
President of the Senate of Congo
Assumed office
14 May 2007
Personal details
Born
Leon Lubicz

(1935-05-22) 22 May 1935 (age 85)[1]
Libenge (Équateur province), Belgian Congo
Political partyPopular Movement of the Revolution, Union of Forces of Change
Alma materUniversité libre de Bruxelles (1962–1968, PhD in Law)

Léon Kengo wa Dondo (born Leon Lubicz, 22 May 1935) is a Congolese politician. He served as the "first state commissioner" (prime minister) several times under Mobutu Sese Seko in Zaïre.[2] Since 2007, he has been President of the Senate of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

References[change | change source]

  1. Official birth date mentioned on his candidacy file for the 2011 presidential elections: Kengo wa Dondo Léon, Radio Okapi, 28 September 2011
  2. "Zaire's Prime Minister Gives in to Parliament and Resigns Post". Los Angeles Times. 25 March 1997.

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