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Maxamed Siyaad Barre, 1920-1995

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Personal name headingMaxamed Siyaad Barre, 1920-1995
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Variant(s)Barre, Maxamed Siyaad, 1920-1995
Mohamed Siad Barre, 1920-1995
Siyaad Barre, Maxamed, 1920-1995
Mohamed Siad, 1920-1995
Mohamed Siyad Barre, 1920-1995
Barrī, Muḥammad Siyād, 1920-1995
Barre, Siad, 1920-1995
Siad Barre, 1920-1995
Barre, Mohamed Siad, 1920-1995
Barre, Siyad, 1920-1995
Associated placeOgaden (Ethiopia)
Birth date1920
Death date19950202
Place of originLagos (Nigeria)
Profession or occupationGenerals Presidents
Found inMy country ... 1970.
Aden, M. Arrivederci a Mogadiscio, 1991: t.p. (Siad Barre)
Wikipedia WWW site, Feb. 24, 2006 (under Siad Barre: Mohamed Siad Barre; Somali: Maxamed Siyaad Barre; b. 1919 or 1921?, Ganane, Italian Somaliland; d. Jan. 2, 1995, Lagos, Nigeria; president of Somalia, 1969-1991)
Somaliland and international criminal justice, ©2012: t.p. (Siyad Barre)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 19, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Siyad Barre, Mohamed; Maxamed Siyaad Barre; commander in chief (foreign), president, general; born 1916 in Ogaden region, Ethiopia; rose to the rank of brigadier-general in the police force (1958); took over the government in Somalia through a bloodless military coup (1969); under his leadership Somalia concluded a treaty of friendship and cooperation with the Soviet Union and adopted a policy of what Barre called “Scientific Socialism” (1974); was defeated in the Ethiopian-Somali war (1978); supported by two other armed fronts, entered Mogadishu and drove the dictator out in 1991; died 1995 in Lagos, Nigeria)
Encyclopaedia Britannica, via WWW, August 10, 2015: (Mohamed Siad Barre, born c. 1919, Ganane, Italian Somaliland; died Jan. 2, 1995, Lagos, Nigeria), president of Somalia who held dictatorial rule over the country from October 1969, when he led a bloodless military coup against the elected government, until January 1991, when he was overthrown in a bloody civil war)