Mahamat Déby

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Mahamat Déby
محمود بن إدريس ديبي إتنو
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Déby in 2022
Chairman of the Transitional Military Council of Chad
Assumed office
20 April 2021
Prime MinisterAlbert Pahimi Padacké
Vice PresidentDjimadoum Tiraina [fr]
Preceded byIdriss Déby
(as President)
Personal details
Born (1984-01-01) 1 January 1984 (age 39)[1]
Massakory, Chad
FatherIdriss Déby
Military service
Nickname(s)Kaka
Allegiance Chad
Branch/serviceChad Chadian Army
RankGeneral Major
UnitThird Armoured Brigade
Fifth Air Brigade
Free Arab Volountiers
Battles/warsChadian Civil War (2005–2010)

Northern Mali conflict (2012–present)

Northern Chad offensive

Mahamat ibn Idriss Déby Itno (Arabic: محمود بن إدريس ديبي إتنو Mahmūd ibn Idrīs Daybī Itnū; born 1 January 1984), also known as Mahamat Kaka,[2] is the Chairman of the Transitional Military Council of Chad acting as the de facto interim President of Chad.[3] He is the son of the late Chadian President Idriss Déby.

References[change | change source]

  1. "PORTRAIT". Présidence de la République du Tchad (in French). 20 April 2021. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  2. "Idriss Deby's son Kaka named interim head of state, says army spokesman". Reuters. April 20, 2021. Retrieved April 22, 2021.
  3. "Chad President Idriss Deby dies visiting front-line troops: Army". Al Jazeera. April 20, 2021. Retrieved April 20, 2021.