Mamadou Tandja

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Mamadou Tandja
Tandja in Nigeria June 2007.jpg
7th President of Niger
In office
22 December 1999 – 18 February 2010
Prime MinisterIbrahim Hassane Mayaki
Hama Amadou
Seyni Oumarou
Albadé Abouba (Acting)
Ali Badjo Gamatié
Preceded byDaouda Malam Wanké
Succeeded bySalou Djibo (President of the Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy)
Personal details
Born1938
Maïné-Soroa, French West Africa (now Niger)
Died (aged 82)
Niamey, Niger
Political partyNational Movement for the Development of Society
Spouse(s)Laraba Tandja

Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Mamadou Tandja (1938 – 24 November 2020) was a Nigerien politician. He was President of Niger from 1999 to 2010. He was removed from office by the military in a coup d'état in February 2010.

Tandja died of a long-illness on 24 November 2020 at a hospital in Niamey, Niger at the age of 82.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mamane, Dalatou (24 November 2020). "Niger's former President Mamadou Tandja dies at age 82". ABC News. Retrieved 25 November 2020.