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Robert Guéï

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Robert Guéï
3rd President of Côte d'Ivoire*
In office
24 December 1999 – 26 October 2000
Prime MinisterSeydou Diarra
Preceded byHenri Konan Bédié
Succeeded byLaurent Gbagbo
Personal details
Born(1941-03-16)March 16, 1941
Kabakouma, Man, French West Africa
DiedSeptember 19, 2002(2002-09-19) (aged 61)
Cocody, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Rose Guéï (?-2002; their deaths)
*President of the National Public Salvation Committee until 4 January 2000

Robert Guéï (French pronunciation: ​[ɡe.i]; March 16, 1941 – September 19, 2002) was an Ivorian military ruler. He was the 3rd President of Ivory Coast from December 24, 1999 to October 26, 2000. Bédié was overthrown in a coup on Christmas Eve, 1999.

In September 2002, he was murdered although this is unsolved.[1]

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