André Muhirwa

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André Muhirwa (1920 – April 28, 2003) was Banzabugabo's son (Ganwa – royal family) and politician as a member of the Union for National Progress and the First Prime Minister of independent Burundi[1] from October 21, 1961, to June 10, 1963. He was the brother-in-law of Louis Rwagasore.[2]


  1. ^ Zeleza, Paul Tiyambe; Eyoh, Dickson (2003). Encyclopedia of twentieth-century African history. Taylor & Francis. p. 57. ISBN 0-415-23479-4.
  2. ^ Bekker, S. B.; Dodds, Martine; Khosa, Meshak M. Shifting African Identities, Volume 2. 2001. P. 72.
Political offices
Preceded by
Position created
Prime Minister of Burundi
Succeeded by
Pierre Ngendandumwe