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Rusesabagina, Paul, 1954-

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Personal name headingRusesabagina, Paul, 1954-
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Biography/History noteIndividual was a U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee.
LocatedRwanda Belgium
Birth date1954-06-15
Place of birthGitarama (Rwanda : Province)
Field of activityRefugees--Rwanda
AffiliationHotel des milles collines (Kigali, Rwanda)
Utalii College (Nairobi, Kenya) Diplomate Hotel (Kigali, Rwanda)
Profession or occupationHotelkeepers Authors
Found inHotel Rwanda, c2005: closing credits (Paul Rusesabagina sheltered 1,268 Tutsi and Hutu refugees at the Milles Collines Hotel in Kilgali; now live[s] in Belgium)
Internet movie database, Oct. 4, 2005 (Paul Rusesabagina; born June 15, 1955, Murama-Gitarama, Rwanda) trivia (The film Hotel Rwanda is based on his real-life actions)
Dictionary of African Biography, accessed April 20, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Rusesabagina, Paul; author, hotel manager; born 1954 in Gitarama, Rwanda; hotel management degree from Utalii College in Nairobi, Kenya; assistant to the general manager at Hôtel des Mille Collines, Kigali, Rwanda (1984-1992); general manager of the Diplomate Hotel in Kigali (1992); gained international acclaim as the subject of Hotel Rwanda (2004), nominated for an Academy Award; received US Presidential Medal of Freedom; resided in Belgium with his family, owned and operated a trucking company (2011); published his story, No Ordinary Man: An Autobiography (2006))
Rusesabagina, Paul. An ordinary man, 2006: page 1 (born summer 1954)
Associated languageeng