1976 Burundian coup d'état
|1976 Burundian coup d'état|
|Government of Burundi||Army faction|
On 1 November 1976 an army faction led by Deputy Chief of Staff Jean-Baptiste Bagaza led a bloodless coup that ousted Michel Micombero. Micombero was initially arrested but later allowed to leave the country and went into exile in Somalia where he died in 1983.
- New York Times, MICHEL MICOMBERO, 43, DIES; FORMER PRESIDENT OF BURUNDI UPI, Published: July 18, 1983, https://www.nytimes.com/1983/07/18/obituaries/michel-micombero-43-dies-former-president-of-burundi.html