Robert Guei

 

 

Age: 61

 

Summary: former ruler of Ivory Coast who was ousted from office in elections in 2000 and who staged an uprising early morning Sept. 19 to try to overthrow elected President Laurent Gbagbo (Interior Minister Emile Boga Doudou was killed by the insurgents and two other government officials were kidnapped).

 

 

Cause of Death: Assassination by shooting

 

Born: March 16, 1941

 

Died: September 19, 2002

 

Location: Abidjan, Ivory Coast