Ali Barraud

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Ali Barraud
Born Ali Barraud N'Goni
(1918-01-31)January 31, 1918
Died October 11, 2015(2015-10-11) (aged 97)
Nationality Burkinabé
Occupation Doctor, politician

Ali Barraud N'Goni (January 31, 1918 – October 11, 2015)[1][2] was a Burkinabé politician who served as Minister of Public Health and Population for Upper Volta.[3] He resigned his position on January 22, 1974.[4] He was involved in the 1948 founding of the Voltaic Democratic Party (PDV),[5] which joined with the Social Party for the Emancipation of the African Masses (PSEMA) in 1956 to form the Unified Democratic Party (PDU) electoral alliance.[6] From 1957 to 1959 he served as a member of the delegation of Upper Volta to the Grand Council of French Western Africa.[7] In 1971 he was elected Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization.[8]


  1. ^ "Détail sur la personnalité sélectionnée - BARRAUD N’GONI Ali" (in French). Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Ali Barraud, ancien leader du RDA, est décédé hier dimanche à Bobo-Dioulasso à l’âge de 98 ans."., l'actualité au Burkina Faso. 2015-10-12. Retrieved 2016-08-28. 
  3. ^ United Nations (1947). Treaty Series. United Nations. p. 215. Retrieved 2007-08-02. 
  4. ^ "Burkina Faso : la petite histoire des coups d'Etat". L'Observateur Paalga (in French). 2003-10-08. Retrieved 2007-08-02. 
  5. ^ Hodgkin, Thomas Lionel (1971). African Political Parties: An Introductory Guide. Peter Smith. p. 208. Retrieved 2007-08-02. 
  6. ^ Janda, Kenneth (1980). Political Parties: A Cross-National Survey. New York: Free Press. pp. 933–34. ISBN 0-02-916120-7. 
  7. ^ "Détail sur le repère sélectionné". La Petite académie (in French). 2004. Retrieved 2007-08-02. 
  8. ^ World Health Organization (1959). WHO Chronicle. World Health Organization. p. 373. Retrieved 2007-08-02.