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