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Bashīr, ʻUmar Ḥasan Aḥmad, 1944-

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Personal name headingBashīr, ʻUmar Ḥasan Aḥmad, 1944-
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Variant(s)Bashir, Omar Hassan Ahmad, 1944-
ʻUmar Ḥasan Aḥmad al-Bashīr, 1944-
Al-Bashir, Omar, 1944-
بشير، عمر حسن احمد, 1944-
Associated countrySudan
Birth date1944-01-01
Place of birthShendi (Sudan)
AffiliationSudan. Armed Forces Sudan. President
Profession or occupationPoliticians Presidents
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inal-Sudān min Numayrī ilá al-Bashīr, 1995.
Wikipedia, 3 Nov. 2008 (Omar al-Bashir; Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir; ʻUmar Ḥasan Aḥmad al-Bashīr, b. Jan. 1, 1944; president of Sudan, 1989-)
Ṣalāḥīyat-i Dīvān-i Kayfarī-i Bayn al-Milalī, 2012: (عمر البشير، رئيس جمهورى سودان = ʻUmar al-Bashīr, raʼīs-i jumhūrī-i Sūdān)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed June 8, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Bashir, ʻUmar al-; president, political figure; born 1944 in Shendi, Sudan; studied at military colleges in Sudan and Egypt; fought with the Egyptian army in the October War against Israel (1973); was a paratrooper in the civil wars in southern Sudan; became follower of Muslim ideologist Dr. Hasan al-Turabi; carried out a coup (30 June 1989) and became president; implemented the policy of rapid Islamization, opposition was hunted down, the war in the south escalated; was forced to begin peace process with the southern Sudan People's Liberation Army / Movement and signed Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) (2002-2005); new war started in Darfur region, western Sudan (2003), 300,000 people were killed; was indicted by The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, for war crimes and crimes against humanity (2008); was elected president in a multiparty elections in Sudan (2010), regarded unfair by opposition parties; continues to be indicted by the ICC)