Gérard Kango Ouédraogo

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Gérard Kango Ouédraogo (19 September 1925 – 1 July 2014) served as Prime Minister of Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) from 13 February 1971 to 8 February 1974. He was subsequently President of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso from 1978 to November 25, 1980.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Ouédraogo was born in Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso. He served in the French National Assembly from 1956 to 1959.[2][3][4]

Beginning in May 1998,[5] he was the Honorary President for Life of the Alliance for Democracy and Federation–African Democratic Rally (ADF/RDA), which is led by his son, Gilbert Noël Ouédraogo.[5][6]

Ouédraogo died on 1 July 2014.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gérard Kango Ouédraogo 1925". The International Who's Who, 1997-98 (Google). 1 July 1997. 
  2. ^ Burkina Faso: Volume 1 - Page 1025 Frédéric Lejeal, Université de Ouagadougou. Département d'histoire et archéologie, Y. Georges Madiéga - 2002 "De son côté, le MRV-PRA avait réuni son comité directeur le 3O août sous la présidence de Gérard Ouédraogo. ... Et Gérard Ouédraogo se contenta de déclarer à l'Agence France Presse : "Le MRV reste la dernière section du PRA "
  3. ^ Gérard OUEDRAOGO 1st page on the French National Assembly website
  4. ^ Gérard OUEDRAOGO 2nd page on the French National Assembly website
  5. ^ a b "Histoire de l'ADF-RDA", ADF-RDA website (French).
  6. ^ "ADF/RDA : Me Gilbert Noël Ouédraogo, candidat à la présidentielle de 2005 ?", lefaso.net, 9 February 2004 (French).
  7. ^ "Le décès de Gérard Kango Ouédraogo, toujours à la Une des journaux burkinabè" (in French). StarAfrica. 3 July 2014.