Jean-Baptiste Bagaza
 


 

Age: 69



Summary:
deposed president of Burundi, a landlocked but densely populated central African nation, who invested heavily in infrastructure but persecuted Catholics and did little to make his small, poor, and ethnically fractured country a stable democracy when he seized power in a 1976 coup and was ousted in 1987.




Cause of Death: Lengthy illness



Born: August 29, 1946


 
Died: May 4, 2016



Location:
Brussels, Belgium