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Houphouët-Boigny, Félix, 1905-1993

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Personal name headingHouphouët-Boigny, Félix, 1905-1993
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Variant(s)Boigny, Félix Houphouët-, 1905-1993
Houphouët-Boigny, Félix, Pres. Ivory Coast, 1905-
Houphouët, Djaha, 1905-1993
Houphouët, Félix, 1905-1993
See alsoCôte d'Ivoire. President (1960-1993 : Houphouët-Boigny)
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Associated countryCôte d'Ivoire
Birth date1905-10-18
Death date1993-12-07
Place of birthYamoussoukro (Côte d'Ivoire)
AffiliationParti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire
Syndicat agricole africain
Rassemblement démocratique africain
Côte d'Ivoire. Assemblée territoriale
France. Parlement (1946- ). Assemblée nationale
Profession or occupationPresidents Politicians Mayors Legislators Physicians
Found inBlanchet, A. L'itinéraire des partis ... 1958
His Textes de référence, 1980: t.p. (Félix Houphouet-Boigny)
MAGS3 01-21-98 (d. Dec. 1993)
Wikipedia WWW site, June 1, 2006 (Félix Houphouët-Boigny; b. Oct. 18, 1905, Yamoussoukro; d. Dec. 7, 1993; first president of Côte d'Ivoire (1960-1993)), February 18, 2016 (born Oct. 18, 1905?, Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire; died Dec. 7, 1993, Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire; politician and physician who was president of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) from independence in 1960 until his death in 1993)
Félix Houphouët-Boigny, 2017: pages 13-14 (after being elected deputy to the Assemblée nationale française in 1945, he added "Boigny" to his family name, a name from his great-grandfather, meaning "bélier" [ram] in the Baoulé language) pages 26-27 (born Djaha Houphouët at N'Gokro [later renamed Yamoussoukro]; converted to Christianity and given name Félix, 1917; founded the Syndicat agricole africain in 1944; created the Parti démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI) two years later, which would be in power during his entire presidency; elected president of the Rassemblement démocratique africain (RDA) in 1946; in 1953 he was elected president of the Assemblée territoriale de Côte d'Ivoire, created in 1952; remained there until 1959; in 1956 he was also elected mayor of the city of Abidjan, and remained so until 1960, when he was elected president)
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