Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

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Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
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President of Burkina Faso
Assumed office
29 December 2015
Prime MinisterPaul Kaba Thieba
Preceded byMichel Kafando (Transitional)
2nd Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
In office
22 March 1994 – 6 February 1996
PresidentBlaise Compaoré
Preceded byYoussouf Ouédraogo
Succeeded byKadré Désiré Ouedraogo
Personal details
Born (1957-04-25) 25 April 1957 (age 62)
Ouagadougou, French Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso)
Political partyOrganization for Popular Democracy – Labour Movement (Before 1996)
Congress for Democracy and Progress (1996-2014)
People's Movement for Progress (2014–present)
Spouse(s)Sika Bella Kaboré (fr)
Alma materUniversity of Burgundy
WebsiteOfficial website

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré (born 25 April 1957) is a Burkinabé politician. He has been President of Burkina Faso, in office since 2015. Previously, he served as the Prime Minister of Burkina Faso between 1994 and 1996 and President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso from 2002 to 2012. He also served as President of the Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP). In January 2014, he left the ruling CDP and founded a new opposition party, the People's Movement for Progress.

He was elected as President of Burkina Faso in the November 2015 general election, winning a majority in the first round of voting.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Youssouf Ouédraogo
Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
1994–1996
Succeeded by
Kadré Désiré Ouedraogo
Preceded by
Michel Kafando
Transitional
President of Burkina Faso
2015–present
Incumbent