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Sankara, Thomas

LC control no.n 86127831
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Personal name headingSankara, Thomas
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Variant(s)Ouédraogo, Thomas
See alsoBurkina Faso. President (1983-1987 : Sankara)
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Associated countryBurkina Faso
Birth date1949-12-21
Death date1987-10-15
Place of birthYako (Burkina Faso)
Place of deathOuagadougou (Burkina Faso)
Field of activityBurkina Faso--Politics and government--1960-1987
AffiliationUpper Volta. Forces armées nationales
Profession or occupationPresidents
Found inZiegler, J.P. Thomas Sankara, un nouveau pouvoir africain, c1986: t.p. (Thomas Sankara) p. 17 (b. 38 yrs. ago) p. 4 of cover (le 4 août 1983, le capitaine Thomas Sankara prend le pouvoir en Haute-Volta (Burkina-Faso))
His Thomas Sankara speaks, 1988: t.p. (Thomas Sankara) p. 1 (b. 12/21/49) p. 7 (d. 10/15/87)
Thomas Sankara, 2014: ECIP ch. 2 (his name at birth was Thomas Noël Isidore Ouédraogo; Silmi-Mossi ethnic group; his father had assumed the name Ouédraogo during World War II, changed it back to Sankara when Thomas was in his teens) ECIP ch. 8 (killed Oct. 15, 1987 at Conseil de l'Entente hdq. [Ouagadougou])